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This newly updated course covers a wide range of topics critical for anyone responsible for winter road maintenance and snow operations including:
• DOT & Public Works snow fighting policies and strategies
• The appropriate snow/ice control equipment and techniques for proper treatment of road surfaces under varied conditions
• Best Practices used by DOT and local municipalities for snow operations
• Distinguishing between safe and unsafe practices during snow operations
• Off-Season Planning / Organizing / Preparations / Maintenance
• Anti-Icing and De-Icing: strategies, techniques, and materials ~ how and when to use them based on different road temperatures and conditions
• Snow and Ice Control: strategies, techniques, and procedures
• Snow Fighting Equipment: what is being used, when to use it, and how to use it safely and effectively
Tony DeCresie brings a very diverse and extensive background spanning numerous industries – working with both public and private entities. He is a nationally recognized training manager with several different organizations over the past 25 years. Tony’s primary area of focus revolves around public works safety, transportation, highway & road work site safety training and basic heavy equipment operations safety. Tony’s dedication to training has led him to become well-versed in a broad spectrum of OSHA and DOT safety training topics. He previously served as a DOT Certified Safety Manager and as the Director of the Road Scholar Certification Program and the Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Tony currently serves as the National Training Director and a Senior Safety Instructor for Training USA.
Class registration is from 8:00-8:15am. The class will begin at 8:15. Lunch will be provided. We should adjourn around 4:00pm.
The registration fee for the workshop is $195.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $95.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and the noon luncheon. Advance registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained.
This course is designed for road supervisors, superintendents, public works and maintenance personnel, equipment operators, and city/town managers to a full-day workshop covering all aspects of winter road maintenance operations.
UPDATED 2/15/23 – The Transportation Technology Transfer Service now accepts Electronic Check (ACH) payments in addition to credit card payments. While credit card payments are still the preferred payment method, you now have the Electronic Check (ACH) option. Your payment must be received within 5 business days of your registration. If your registration payment is not received by then, you will not be guaranteed registration for the conference.
If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the training. No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.
If you have questions regarding workshop registration please email Customer Service or call 864-656-4183.