WMACSA meetings are the second Wednesday of every month from September through June. The Business Meeting (all members are encourage to attended to review business of the association) begins at 5:00 followed by dinner and then our presentation.
Meetings are held at the Holiday Inn, 10000 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20741.
Remote Access to Presentation
WMACSA is partnering with the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) Cyber Chapter to remotely broadcast this meeting to those who cannot attend. Go to the registration page to sign up.
Continuing Education Programs
In addition to our monthly technical seminars, WMACSA is offering the following continuing education programs. Scroll over the calendar of events and go to "Continuing Ed" to register (note: registration may not be open for all programs)
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Course Title: Incident Investigations – How to conduct the investigation and get to the real “root cause”
Instructor Bruce Donato / K&A First Aid and Safety, Inc.
Course Length: 7 hours
Course Date/Time: December 11, 2020, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Incident investigations are routinely done with minimal training resulting in not understanding or determining the real root causes and being able to make effective corrective actions. This course will explain what root causes are vs. direct causes. The course also has several role playing scenarios followed by debriefing sessions.
1. This teaches key interviewing techniques to get the “right” answers to get to a root cause.
2. This also teaches techniques to minimize placing blame.
Cost (early bird by 12/1/19): WMACSA Member $150, non-member $185
Cost (regular after 12/1/19): WMACSA Member $200, non-member $250
Course Title: Scaffold Hazard Awareness Training and Compliance with EM-385 requirements
Instructor Bill Drexel / Scaffold Resource, LLC
Course Length: 8 hours
Course Date/Time: January 8, 2020, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
This course will meet EM-385 requirements for scaffolding and exceed training requirements for 29CFR1926.451-453.
1. This will review the requirements of OSHA and EM-385.
2. This course is designed to qualified individuals to be
designated as competent persons for scaffolding.
Cost (early bird by 1/1/20): WMACSA Member $125, non-member $165
Cost (regular after 1/1/20): WMACSA Member $175, non-member $225
Course Date/Time: March 11, 2020, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
This course will meet flagger requirements for VA, DC, MD.
1. This will review the requirements for MD, DC, and VA flaggers.
2. This course upon successful completion will result in ATSSA certification.
Cost (early bird by 3/1/20): WMACSA Member $90, non-member $135
Cost (regular after 3/1/20): WMACSA Member $120, non-member $165
WMACSA is a not for profit grass roots construction safety association serving the Washington metropolitan region. Member dues are only $25 and can be mailed in by completing a registration form or paid at the door.
You can contact us by mail at
WMACSA P.O. Box 524 College Park, MD 20741
or via email President Andrew Shaw AShaw@hitt-gc.com