May 20, 2020  —  May 21, 2020


800 Carolina Rd.
Public Works Operations Training Room
Suffolk, VA, 23434

Contact Hours



This two-day workshop will cover an array of topics under the following modules:

  • Roadside Maintenance Safety
    Work Zone Hazard Analysis
    Powerlines/Road Work
    Power Tool Safety
    Heavy Equipment Operations
    Rights of Way Mowing & Maintenance/Chainsaw & Tree Work Safety
  • Excavating and Trenching
    Work Zone Set-Up
    Underground Utility Locates and Hazards
    Backhoe & Excavator Operations Safety
    Cave-in Prevention
  • Road and Bridge Safety
    Temporary Traffic Control & Flagger
    Fall Hazards and Fall Prevention Training & Equipment
    Winter Road and Bridge Maintenance – Plowing, Anti-Icing and De-Icing
  • Storm Preparations
    Disaster and Emergency Preparations/Personal & Family Preparations
    Preparing a Department
    Forecasting and Weather Info Resources
    Planning, Training, Equipment, Supplies, MaintenanceRoad and Bridge Safety
    Storm Preparations



7:45 am – 8:00 am: Check-In

8:00 am – 12:00 pm: Module One: Roadside Maintenance Safety

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Module Two: Excavating and Trenching Safety


7:45 am – 8:00 am: Check-In

8:00 am – 12:00 pm: Module Three: Road and Bridge Safety

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Module Two: Storm Preparations


Tony DeCresie

Tony DeCresie brings a very diverse and extensive background spanning numerous industries and businesses – working with both public and private entities. He is a nationally recognized and awarded training manager with several different organizations over the past 25 years.

Tony’s primary area of focus revolves around transportation, highway & road work site safety training and heavy equipment operations safety.
Summary of Qualifications:
Ex-DOT Certified Safety Manager
Previous minority owner of Long Haul Trucking Business
Previous Director of Dump Truck Fleet Operations in private sector
CDL & Highway Road Work Site Safety Operations
Heavy Equipment Operations Management
Well versed in broad spectrum of OSHA and DOT Safety Training Topics
Freight Brokerage Association – Director of Training
Development of In-House Safety Training Programs
Trailering and Load Securement
Roadside Inspections, DOT Compliance Audits and Fleet Safety.
Excavation & Trenching Safety (Competent Person Certification)
Asphalt and Paving Operations
Road and Bridge Maintenance Operations and Safety
Public Works Operations Safety

Registration and Payment

The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:

Local Government: $150.00
State/Federal: $250.00
Private Industry: $425.00

Click here for UVA TTA's general registration information, cancellation policy, and refund policy. UVA TTA accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Credit card information cannot be taken over the phone. Alternatively, after registering you can print out a voucher to send in with your payment. After you have completed the transaction you will receive an automatically generated email confirming registration and payment if applicable. Final confirmation and instructions will be sent out during the week prior to the class date.

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to get a paper registration form (PDF). Print it out, complete it, and email, mail or FAX it to our office following the instructions on the form. Include your check or government purchase order with your registration form. Please note that emailed or faxed-in registration forms will be considered as a "provisional booking" until payment is received. For more information, call our office at (434) 982-2897, fax at (434) 982-2856 or email uva-tta@virginia.edu