Traffic Deaths Remain High, Safety Council Says

Traffic Deaths Remain High, Safety Council Says

By Brad Sant, senior vice president/safety & education, ARTBA The National Safety Council (NSC) reported last week that U.S. traffic-related fatalities passed 40,000 for the second straight year.  By comparison, there were less than 33,000 fatalities in 2015. ...
New “Safety Center” Highlights Core ARTBA Competency

New “Safety Center” Highlights Core ARTBA Competency

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA The ARTBA Foundation has launched a new “Transportation Construction Safety Center” found at www.artbasafetycenter.org. “Safety has always been a core ARTBA competency,” association Chairman Matt Cummings says. “The...
Work Zone Safety Clearinghouse Turns 20

Work Zone Safety Clearinghouse Turns 20

The end result of that partnership led to the creation of the National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse (www.workzonesafety.org.).  Twenty years later, the facility has become the world’s largest online information source on road construction zone safety...
Employers Must Post OSHA 300A by Feb. 1

Employers Must Post OSHA 300A by Feb. 1

Employers required to keep and maintain Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) form 300 injury and illness logs must post their 300A summary sheet in the workplace by Feb. 1. The form summarizes work-related injuries and illnesses recorded in 2017 and...