The next semester is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 27th

The deadline for RETURNING students is August 1st or a late fee will be incurred. NEW students can register up until classes begin, however we urge you to register as soon as possible so that you are on the roll sheets before the first night of class. You can register by requesting an application via email or phone, online or in person. Call first to make sure someone is in the office if paying in person. School will be on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

 Our school/office is located at:   3128 ALLENDALE STREET, PITTSBURGH, PA 15204 (SHERADEN)

An initial certification class for Backflow will begin on Thursday, Sept. 13th. Deadline to register is Aug. 17th. Call or email for more details.

Due to demand, we will be offering a Master's Refresher class for those taking the test in December. It will be on Thursdays beginning on Sept. 13th. Call now for more details.

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House Bill 442 Passes the House Today

Thank you to all who have sent letters, scheduled visits and made phone calls to your House Representative. Today HB442 passed the house 105-91. Walt Krzyzanowski and I have been dealing with heavy opposition for the last month. We were told we did not have the votes today to pass. With the help of our […]

OSHA Further delays Silica Rule Enforcement

OSHA Further Delays Silica Rule Enforcement   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a 90-day delay of the enforcement of the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry. Originally scheduled to begin enforcement on June 23, 2017, it will now start Sept. 23, 2017. For remodelers, the […]

AMPAC Grand Opening

AMPAC held their grand opening on August 15, 2016. County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald was on hand. We thank all those that attended and all the vendors that showed their support.

AMPAC moved

Effective June 28th, AMPAC will be housed at 3128 Allendale Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15204.  Our new email is

Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Final Rule: Overtime

Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Final Rule: Overtime Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations, which will automatically extend […]

New Backflow Classroom ready!

AMPAC is pleased to announce we have a our new classroom ready for our upcoming Backflow class set to begin on April 18th. We have been busy buying desks and chairs to have our school up and running for the fall semester.

OSHA cites Beaver County company in fatal trench collapse

BY ELIZABETH BEHRMAN | Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 2:48 p.m. Related Stories • Officials identify Clearfield man killed in Butler County trench collapse Email Newsletters Sign up for one of our email newsletters. Updated 16 hours ago The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited and fined a Beaver County plumbing company […]

Re: HB-1357

I would like to thank and commend each one of you on a job well done.  I feel you all did a stand out job providing testimony, answering questions and representing the Plumbing Industry. Although our work is not done, we definitely made a profound statement and forced many people to hear us.  I cannot […]

OSHA Changes to Watch in 2016

January 5, 2015 By Roger M. Paveza, Vista Safety Consulting, LLC  In November, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its Fall 2015 Unified Agenda, which includes 32 regulatory actions at various stages of the rulemaking process. Some of the notable highlights to watch in 2016 include: Increased OSHA Penalties In early November, as part of the congressional […]

Plumber Shortage

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