Nov. 2, 2023

9:00am - 11:00am

Primex, 46 Donovan Street, Concord, NH

For directions, click here

This program addresses the health and safety aspects of plowing snow. From a lack of pre-planning the route to not enough sleep, participants will examine the factors that lead to injuries, and discuss ways to prevent them. Learning objectives for this course are:

  • Highlight the leading injury causes, and associated control measures, for plow operators. 
  • Learn the importance, from a worker safety standpoint, of pre-planning the plow route 
  • Identify how sleep and dietary factors can affect the health and safety of plow operators. 
  • Understand the public relations aspects of plowing and snow removal. 

Who Should Attend: Employees and their supervisors, up to and including department heads, who are responsible for snow plowing and snow removal operations. Open to members in the Workers Compensation and Property & Liability programs 

  • dave witham

    David Witham

    Dave Witham, Director of Risk Management, has been a member of the Primex3 Risk Management Services Department for 35 years.  David holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Safety from Keene State College and holds the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation though the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research.  David is currently an At-Large City Councilor and Deputy Mayor in the City of Somersworth and is the Council’s designee to the City’s Planning Board.  David has chaired the City’s Charter Review Commission and served for more than 24 years as a call firefighter and call department crew chief.  When not busy at work David enjoys umpiring high school and American Legion Baseball and snowboarding on NH’s slopes.

  • derek martel 2

    Derek Martel

    Derek joined Primex3 in 2022 as a Risk Management Consultant, working with members to address their training and risk management needs.  He is a 25-year veteran of the fire service and retired from the Concord Fire Department as Captain of the Broadway Station.  In addition, Derek served as a regional coordinator for the PFFNH peer support team and instructed at the NH Fire Academy.  He is a graduate of Columbia Southern University and lives in Concord with his wife, two daughters, a dog, and a bevy of chickens.



As an IACET Accredited Provider, Primex3 offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET standard.

Learn more about the IACET CEU

Explore more training