2017 Pre-Summits

**Participants can only attend one Pre-Summit track.**
**Attendees must choose between Track A (Anaerobic Digesters) and Track B (Safety)**

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 TRACK A
Wisconsin Anaerobic Digester Pre-Summit Program
February 21, 2017


General Agenda

8:30 am – Registration
9:15 am to 5:00 pm – Educational Program
5:30 pm – Optional Dinner and Social


Educational Program:

-Updates on the National and Wisconsin Biogas Outlook
-UW-Oshkosh Perspective
-Economic Assessment of Coordinated Anaerobic Digestion Projects
-Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Maintenance
-Upgrading to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
-Limiting Hydrogen Sulfide Production and Post-Production Removal
-Digestate Standard
-Safety Equipment Showcase

 

 TRACK B
Developing Safety Plans for Manure Storage and Handling Systems
February 21, 2017


General Agenda

9:30 am – Registration
10:00 am to 3:30 pm – Educational Program
5:30 pm – Optional Dinner and Social

 

Educational Program:

Investigating Hazards in a Manure Storage and Handling System (MSH)
– Review of engineering designs and safety controls from barn to field application
-Identifying confined spaces and what they mean for your safety plan

Assessing Hazards in a MSH System
-Using an example MSH system, participants will prepare a job safety analysis as part of a safety plan.

What’s in Your Atmosphere?
-What are manure gases and what are the health concerns?
-Basics of monitoring devices and their use

Safety Plans in Action
-Confined Spaces and Entry Permits
-Respiratory
-Fall
-Chemical
-Training Requirements
-Rescue

 

Click here to register for a Pre-Summit Conference or the Midwest Manure Summit.