ARTBA to host Roadway Construction Safety Academy in early-December
| October 17, 2013 |
Industry safety professionals will soon have the chance to get the training and credentials vital to managing and improving safety on construction projects and jobsites.
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) will host the Roadway Construction Safety Academy at ARTBA’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., December 2-6.
The program — designed for safety construction professionals, foremen, managers, HR personnel and others responsible for worker training — will feature instruction by leading experts and peer-to-peer interaction.
ARTBA also promoted industry safety during Work Zone Safety Awareness Week in April.
Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) Senior Safety and Health Specialist Travis Parson and ARTBA Safety Programs Lead Instructor Omar Lopez will lead the five-day workshop.
Key areas of the program include:
Roadway construction-focused U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 500 Instructor Course (which qualifies participants to teach OSHA 10- and 30-Hour Courses)
Flagger Instructor Certification
Preventing Runovers and Backovers of Workers Training Course
The Roadway Safety+ Interactive Training Program
Aids for working with a Spanish-speaking workforce
OSHA 1926 Standards
The cost of registration is $1,700 for ARTBA members and $2,000 for non-members.
Attendees have the opportunity to earn more than 30 Professional Development Hours (PDH).
For more details, visit transportationbuilderinstitute.org.