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2015 Deicing Workshop - Parking Lots & Sidewalks
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When: 10/7/2015
7:30 AM until 2:30 PM
Where: Lake County Central Permit Facility
500 W. Winchester Rd
2nd Floor Conference Room
Libertyville, Illinois  60048
United States
Presenter: Fortin Consulting, Inc.
Contact: Erin Prande

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2015 Deicing Workshops

Sensible Salting practices for roads, parking lots and sidewalks. Use your salt supply effectively, save money and reduce environmental impacts.

Online pre-registration required by October 1st.

Tuesday, October 6th - Roads:
Wednesday, October 7th - Parking Lots, Sidewalks:

$35 fee per workshop - includes coffee & donuts, box lunch and workshop materials

How-to Calibration Demonstrations

Learn how to calibrate equipment to optimize your deicing application. Past workshop participants are welcome to attend even if you are not registered for the workshop.

Training topics include:

  • Application rates of materials
  • Calibration
  • Weather conditions, effects of strong materials
  • Keeping surfaces safe
  • Environmental effects
  • Selection of materials
  • New maintenance methods
  • Policy

Who should attend:

  • Public works superintendents, managers, directors
  • Snow plow operators, de-icing applicators
  • Contractors maintaining private/public walkways and/or parking lots
  • Property managers writing de-icing contracts
  • Facility/grounds maintenance staff
  • Distributors of anti-icing/de-icing products
  • Others responsible for winter maintenance

A certificate will be provided for five professional development hours.

Optional test - take and pass the test to be included on a Lake County Preferred Providers list.