Webinars 2020

October 28th - ADA Design Regulations for Boating Access
Speaker: Bill Botten, US Access Board 
Design regulations and requirements of boating access facilities 

Bill Botten,
serves as the Training and Technical Assitance Coordinator at the U.S. Access Board. The Access Board is an independent federal agency that develops and maintains accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation venhicles, telecommunications equipment, and information technology under the Americans with Disabiities Act (ADA) and other laws. Botton an Exercise Physiology graduate from the University of Kansas, join the Access Board  in May of 2000. His training experience includes hundreds of presenations over the last 30 years to local, state, and national audiences on injury prevention, disablity awareness and sensitivity, and accessiblity issues. 

November 4th - Fire Safety for Marina Operators Session 2
peaker : Tony Carli

Join AMI and Fire Boat Academy for a webinar series on marina fire safety. In our second webinar with Tony Carli from Boat Academy we will cover:
  •  fire liaison
  • working with local Authorities Having Jurisdictions
  • training and training records for your employees

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October 7th - Fire Safety for Marina Operators Session 1

Speaker: Tony Carli

Join AMI and Fire Boat Academy for a webinar series on marina fire safety. In this webinar Tony Carli from Fire Boat Academy will cover:

  • Fuel dock concerns, prevention-suppression-environmental
  • Dockhand training – What is expected?
  • Electrical Shock safety
  • Live-aboard fire prevention and safety
  • Evacuation planning vs. shelter in place

Tony Carli started the Fire Boat Academy in 2007. A former Boatswain Mate in the Coast Guard, he recognized the need for formalized marine training in the Fire Service . A Committee member for NFPA's 1925 Standard on Marine Firefighting Vessels since 2012, Tony has proven knowledge in the industry. Throughout his career, he has earned numerous certifications in both leadership and instruction. For 24 years, Tony has held a 100 ton Master's license. A firefighter since 2000 and current Chief of Department in Everett Massachusetts.

March - Don't Let Your Company Go Up in Smoke: Testing for Opiods & Cannabis in the Workplace
Speakers: Robert Smith and Travis Vance (Fisher Phillips Safety Solutions)
What Employers Should Know. The legalization of some drugs such as marijuana at the state level provides a challenge for employers trying to follow federal regulations for worker safety. In addition to legalization, federal regulations related to drug testing procedures have also recently changed. In this session, attendees will learn:

  • Should the company have a drug testing program?
  • Should the company drug test pre-hire?
  • Should the company test for marijuana pre-hire? What happens if you do?
  • Can you test for alcohol pre-hire?
  • Can you drug test after an accident?
  • How can you prevent opioid use and addiction?
  • Can you be sued if you do not test for marijuana?
  • Can you be cited by OSHA for a deficient drug testing program?