ARTBA graduates 14 transportation construction pros in second round of safety certification program
Chris Hill | March 20, 2017

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation announces 14 additional transportation construction professionals have finished its Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals (SCTPP) program.

Fifty-five were in the SCTPP “inaugural class” that finished in January.

ARTBA launched the program in fall 2016 as a means of creating a safety benchmark for “future civil engineering and construction management program graduates who are interested in employment with industry leading firms.” Certification is valid for three years.

The exam for the program consists of up to 120 multiple-choice questions covering knowledge about assessing project risks, creating safety plans, implementation and conducting ongoing evaluation of a site-specific operational safety plan, and conducting incident investigations.

ARTBA says the program meets requirements for accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Organization for Standardization ISO/IEC 17024: “Conformity Assessment: General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification of Persons.”

The newest “Safety Certified Transportation Project Professionals” are:

  • Adam Hill, safety coordinator, Road-Con Inc., West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Bruce Drewes, instructional consultant, 3T Group, Boise, Idaho
  • Doug Schultz, president, Herlihy Mid-Continent Company, Romeoville, Illinois
  • Edward Mays, field safety coordinator, Barriere Construction LLC, Metairie, Louisiana
  • Francis B. Maline, project safety manager, Lane Construction, Westchester, Illinois
  • Jose Manzano, safety inspector, CW Roberts Contracting, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Joseph Landino, safety director, Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., Troy, Michigan
  • Justin Templet, safety & claims coordinator, Barrierre Construction, Metairie, Louisiana
  • Keith Clay, safety manager, John R. Jurgensen Company, Hamilton, Ohio
  • Matt Lunzman, superintendent, Hawkins Construction, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Robert Medina, safety officer, Hellman Electric Corporation, Bronx, New York
  • Russell McElroy, senior safety supervisor, Lane Construction, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Steven Ward, safety director, Advanced Workzone Services LLC, Muskogee, Oklahoma
  • Tim Beguin, corporate safety director, Wiregrass Construction Co., Decatur, Alabama

More information about the program is available at www.puttingsafetyfirst.org.

 

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