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ARTBA to host Roadway Construction Safety Academy in early-December

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On October 17, 2013 @ 1:49 pm In News & Analysis,Safety | No Comments

artba-logo [1]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 [2].

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 [3] 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 [4].


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[2] safety on construction projects and jobsites: http://www.equipmentworld.com/artba-reminds-motorists-to-drive-carefully-in-construction-zones-during-july-4-holiday/

[3] Work Zone Safety Awareness Week: http://www.equipmentworld.com/artba-organized-resource-sponsors-national-work-zone-safety-awareness-week-activities/

[4] transportationbuilderinstitute.org: http://www.transportationbuilderinstitute.org/

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