ACPA Operator Safety Seminar at WOC 2018

Event Date: 
01/23/2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
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Location: World of Concrete 2018
Las Vegas Convention Center | North Hall | Room TBA

Cost:   $190 (on or before 12/4/17)
           $225 (after 12/4/17 and onsite)
             *Register using code A23 to receive a discount

Event Description: ACPA Concrete Pump Operator Certification meets the safety training requirement included in the ASME B30.27 safety standard for material placement systems for concrete pumps and conveyors, and is the only industry recognized certification program which provides an independent written assessment of an operator’s knowledge regarding concrete pump safety. Specific equipment experience time and completion of the ACPA Safety Training Program are prerequisites for ACPA Certification.

Attending WOC Seminar TU404 on Concrete Pump Safety fulfills the safety training requirement and is a comprehensive, in-depth course covering all the basics included in the Certification Exam. Inexperienced operators can fulfill their safety training requirement and still have the opportunity to take the exam and then apply for certification once they reach the required experience time. Certification and apprentice examinations are scheduled Tuesday afternoon, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

  1. Evaluate how to increase an operator’s level of safety awareness and professionalism
  2. Summarize the concrete pumping basics from before the job preparation to cleaning out and completing the job
  3. Discuss detailed instructions on specific safety hazards such as: operating near power lines; outrigger setup; cleanout procedures and air entrapment
  4. Identify the top safety issues and how to safely and effectively deal with co-workers coming in contact with a concrete pump on the job

4.0 continuing education hours approved for AIA/CES LU|HSW, PDH and TCA. 

If you plan on taking the Certification exam*, attending this seminar will fulfill the continuing safety education training prerequisite.

*NOTE: Separate registration and fees required for the Certification exam (TUCPE - $290)

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