Traffic Deaths Remain High, Safety Council Says

Traffic Deaths Remain High, Safety Council Says

By Brad Sant, senior vice president/safety & education, ARTBA U.S. traffic-related fatalities in 2017 passed 40,000 for the second straight year, the National Safety Council (NSC) reported. By comparison, there were less than 33,000 fatalities in 2015. Debbie...
Annual Fall Prevention Stand Down Coming May 7-11

Annual Fall Prevention Stand Down Coming May 7-11

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety and education, ARTBA Fatalities caused by falls from elevation are a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for more than one third of such fatalities in 2016, according to government data. Lack of...
Work Zone Awareness is “Everybody’s Responsibility”

Work Zone Awareness is “Everybody’s Responsibility”

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner addresses April 10 NWZAW kickoff event in Chicago. Illinois DOT photo. By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The 2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), April 9-13, emphasizes the theme that safety is “everybody’s responsibility.”...
Landen Safety Award Winner Named to Leadership Post at HNTB

Landen Safety Award Winner Named to Leadership Post at HNTB

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA John Barton has joined HNTB Corporation as DOT market sector leader and senior vice president. He will work in collaboration with regional/division presidents and office leaders, to develop and direct strategies that enhance...
ARTBA Hosts Key Construction Industry Safety Meeting

ARTBA Hosts Key Construction Industry Safety Meeting

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety & education, ARTBA Dozens of national construction safety leaders gathered this week at ARTBA headquarters in Washington, D.C. to set research goals and plan safety programs for the building industry. Under the...

ARTBA Safety Message Heard at World of Asphalt

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Nearly 150 people attended a March 7 luncheon at the 2018 World of Asphalt conference in Houston where ARTBA and the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced a broad cooperative program aimed at improving safety...