on-the-job and classroom training

WSS Training 040208 020Weston & Sampson Services offers comprehensive on-the-job and classroom training. Our supervisory and staff training courses include start-up, operation, preventative and corrective maintenance, and safety. Weston & Sampson also offers a thorough confined space entry training program.

We provide training as approved by the various Boards of Certification of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Drinking Water Supply Facilities in multiple states for the following classes:

Course Title & Total Contact Hours

  • The Essentials of Cross-Connection Control (4 Contact Hours)
  • Blood-borne Pathogens OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 (2.5 Contact Hours)
  • Preparation of Operations & Maintenance Manuals (2.5 Contact Hours)
  • Respiratory Protection Air Purifying Respirators 29 CFR 1910.134 (3 Contact Hours)
  • Lifting/Back Safety (1.5 Contact Hours)
  • Personal Protective Equipment Selection and Use (3 Contact Hours)
  • Hazard Communications OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200 (2 Contact Hours)
  • Tools – Hand & Power Safety 1926 – Subpart 1 (2 Contact Hours)
  • Control of Hazardous Energy (Lock Out/Tag Out) (2.5 Contact Hours)
  • Confined Space Entry Training (6 Contact Hours)
  • Effective Water System Management The Juggling Act (4 Contact Hours)
  • Environmental Health & Safety Training  (4 Contact Hours)
  • Pump Station Repair & Maintenance Tips & Lessons Learned from  Hands-On Technicians (4 Contact Hours)
  • Introduction to Instrumentation and SCADA Systems (4 Contact Hours)


certified to teach

All classes that are OSHA Programs in General Industry and Construction
OSHA Construction, 10 and 30 Hour
OSHA General Industry, 10 and 30 Hour
Ergonomics for Construction and General Industry
Blood-borne Pathogens
CPR, First Aid, and AED
Forklift Training (Powered Industrial Truck)
Back Safety Training (Proper Lifting)
Hazard Communication
HAZWOPER, 8 and 40 Hour
Trench Safety Training
Heat and Cold Stress Training
Ladder and Scaffold Training
Confined Space (Authorized and Affected)
Permit-Confined Space Entry
Hearing Conservation Training
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training
Tool Safety Training
Work Zone Safety
Competent Person Training

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Bocchino Receives Educational Public Health Drinking Water Award Bocchino Receives Educational Public Health Drinking Water Award
Bocchino Receives Educational Public Health Drinking Water Award

On May 1, 2018, John Bocchino received the CT DPH Educational Public Health Drinking Water Merit Award during CTAWWA’s Celebrate Water event at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, CT.

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24/7 Storm Response

Municipal officials engage Weston & Sampson to assist their own public works forces in responding to public infrastructure impacts. Our maintenance and repair teams are fully mobilized and ready to respond. Our management team utilizes GPS software with GIS mapping to locate and direct the nearest possible vehicle.

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