USSD Education and Training -Upcoming Workshops 2019

Don’t miss the last two workshops in 2019. Seating is limited and early bird pricing deadline is fast approaching. Fulfill your licensing and professional development requirements. Both workshops are CEU and PDH eligible.

Leveraging Potential Failure Mode Analysis to Perform Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessments

October 29-31, 2019

Denver, CO

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The course will take place over three full days and  will cover review of the PFMA process, TRG’s, using the PFMA results to perform a SQRA (including additional required input and how to obtain it), estimating consequences including but not limited to life safety, assessing the results, building the dam safety case, and prioritizing risk reduction actions.  

Target Audience

The target audience for this training is dam owners and regulators who are familiar with the PFMA process, and are wanting to move these types of evaluations into the risk arena.  This  include FERC licensees and their consultants; private, municipal, and state dam owners; and state and federal dam safety regulators.


Public Safety & Security around Dams

November 12-14, 2019

Vallejo, CA

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The Public Safety and Security around Dams Course is designed for all security and dam industry professionals and any dam and hydro power professional with a requirement to manage public safety and security for dam and / or water retention structures.  The three-day course will offer an in-depth review of the requirements for public safety and security programs and assessments. It will also offer instruction on public safety and physical security concepts and technologies as well as the integration of the process.

Included will be site visits to the City of Vallejo’s Lake Curry earth embankment dam and Monticello Dam (concrete) as part of the practical exercise component.

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