Certified Snow Professional (CSP) Exam(The only certification for snow and ice contractors!)
Thursday, January 8, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Silver Room, Clarion Riverside Hotel
To register, contact SIMA at 414-375-1940 by December 23
CSP Credits Available
Certified Snow Professional credits are available for many of the programs offered at the Empire State Green Industry Show. If you are a CSP and wish to submit credits for attending this show, please email Ellen Kobach at the Snow & Ice Management Association at Ellen@sima.org or call 414-375-1940.
CSP Certified Snow Removal Educational Sessions (These sessions also qualify for STMA CEUs and CNLP Credits)
Thursday, January 8, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“Communicating Your Snow Removal Plans and Progress” – Daniel Schied, Horticulture and Grounds Manager at the University of Rochester, will discuss the importance of documenting snow plans and maintaining effective customer communication.
“Ice Melting Options: Is Treated Salt Right for You?” – David Cook, Sales and Marketing Manager for Innovative Municipal U.S. Inc., a de-icing materials company, will review ice melting options including performance characteristics, application rates, and economic and environmental concerns.
Thursday, January 8, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
“Panel Discussion – Snow Removal: Route Planning and Record Keeping” – Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, Vice President, Elbers Landscape Service, Inc. and Great Lakes Athletic Fields and Rick Kier, CNP, CSP, President and Owner, Pro Scapes Inc., will offer participants a variety of methods to organize their snow removal work. Attendees will learn how to keep documentation records and protect themselves from liability while performing the tasks of winter risk management.