Large Mower Operation & Safety-Fitchburg
Date: 5/18/2023 8:30 AM - 5/18/2023 12:30 PM
Location: Department of Public Works
1200 Rindge Rd.
The Large Mower Operation and Safety workshop is a half-day workshop on the best safety practices for industrial mower operator safety. This workshop will include four hours of classroom and hands-on operator training. This class will stress the importance of maintaining equipment and having proper shields installed. Attendees will learn what to wear when operating mowers, the proper way to mount and dismount, and proper techniques for mowing on various terrains.
This course is designed for operators and foremen who cut grass on interstate highways and state and local road networks.
Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-800-2655 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.
Also, if you have any dietary restrictions, please inform Stephanie Cottrell at least 10 days prior to the event.
If you are having trouble registering, please email email@example.com or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.
- Bill Eyberse
at Signal 54 Training
Bill Eyberse recently retired from the Connecticut Department of Transportation after thirty-six years. Bill was a Connecticut licensed mobile crane operator and mobile crane trainer for Connecticut DOT. Also, during his tenure with CONNDOT, he served as an Electrician, Safety Trainer and completed his career as a Supervising Maintenance Planner.
Bill has a degree in Fire Science and Administration from Thames Valley State Technical College and a certificate in Occupational Safety and Health from the University of Connecticut.
Since 1985 Bill has been a part-time instructor for the Eastern Connecticut Fire School in Willimantic, CT, and since 1987, Fire Marshal for the Town of Franklin. Bill has also taught as an adjunct instructor for the Transportation Technology Centers for UCONN and URI. Signal 54 Training is a recognized Public Training Agency for the National Safety Council.