Stump the Instructor
How to Deal With Difficult People
Join Mike Smith and pick up a few tricks to help you stop pulling out your hair (it's too late for Mike).
Don't let it happen to you too.
April 14, 2021 • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Recordings of past Stump the Instructor meetings:
March 31, 2021 - Road Resources
March 24, 2021 - Got Mud?!
March 17, 2021 - Roadway Slope Stabilization - Innovative Solutions
March 10, 2021 - Pavement Markings
March 3, 2021 - A Sign of the Times
February 24, 2021 - How is the Weather in Sudbury?
February 17, 2021 - Lexington Pavement Management Excellence
February 10, 2021 - Don't Go In The Hole!
February 3, 2021 - New England Road Talk: A Different Approach to Virtual Education and Training
January 20, 2021 - Dig Safe 101: What you need to know
January 13, 2021 - Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer Regulations and Questions
January 6, 2021 - Build A Better Mousetrap
December 16, 2020 - Porous Pavement Do's and Don'ts
December 9, 2020 - What's Dripping From That Truck?
December 2, 2020 - To Pre-Treat or Not to Pre-Treat?
Salt Application Rate Chart
November 4, 2020 - Social Media as easy as 1, 2, 3
October 28, 2020 - What Is That White Stuff?
October 14, 2020 - Backhoe and Equipment Maintenance
October 7, 2020 - Spotted Lantern Fly and other Invasive Insects, AND Invasive Plants: Wacky Weeds and Fall Foes
September 30, 2020 - Silica Dust, Killing You Softly and Silently
September 23, 2020 - Drainage, Drainage and DRAINAGE
September 16, 2020 - A Storm Is Coming, Get Your Chainsaw Ready
August 26, 2020 - UAS? UFO? or a really cool way to perform DPW inspections
August 19, 2020 - CDL Do's and Don'ts
August 12, 2020 - GIS and GPS Apps For Your DPW
August 5, 2020 - Traffic Signal Basics
July 29, 2020 - Trench and Excavation Safety
July 22, 2020 - Managing & Leading During a Pandemic
July 15, 2020 - Work Zone Safety
July 8, 2020 - A User’s Guide to MS4 Permitting
July 1, 2020 - Let's Talk Culverts: Small Structures With Big Impacts
Let's Talk Culverts Chat Comments
June 24, 2020 - Getting Back to Basics: A Foreman's Perspective
June 17, 2020 - Are You Ready for OSHA?
June 10, 2020 - Top 10 Paving Inspection Items
Top 10 Paving Inspection Chat Comments
June 3, 2020 - Street Trees and Tree Routes
Anne Lusk Presentation; Marc Fournier Presentation; Tom Smiley Presentation
Street Trees and Tree Routes Chat Comments
May 27, 2020 - Pavement Management-The Key to Infrastructure Spending
Pavement Management Presentation
May 20, 2020 - Municipal Culvert Assessment
May 13, 2020 - Concrete Sidewalk ABCs
Concrete Sidewalk Best Practices Handout
May 6, 2020 - Solutions for Pavement Life Extension
Solutions for Pavement Life Extension Presentation
April 29, 2020 - Pedestrian Work Zone Barricades & the MUTCD
Pedestrian Work Zone Barricades & the MUTCD Presentation
April 22, 2020 - Chainsaw Maintenance
Oregon PowerSharp Bar-Mount Chainsaw Sharpening Demo
April 15, 2020 - Construction During COVID-19 with MassDOT Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver
April 8, 2020 - COVID-19 Update/Hot-applied, Pourable, Self-adhesive Rigid Asphalt
April 1, 2020 - Gravel Road Maintenance
March 23, 2020 - How Your DPW is Dealing with COVID-19