Free Virtual Training on Excavation & Trenching Hazards

Free Virtual Training on Excavation & Trenching Hazards

By Katie Chimelewski, director of safety & certification, ARTBA ARTBA is offering a new course to help its members prevent trench collapses, a leading cause of death and injury in the U.S. construction industry, according to the Occupational Safety and Health...
Biden Orders Workplace COVID-19 Protection Review

Biden Orders Workplace COVID-19 Protection Review

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA President Joe Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to evaluate whether a single, uniform standard across all industries is necessary to combat workplace spread...
Three Safety Courses to Save Lives & Reduce Injuries

Three Safety Courses to Save Lives & Reduce Injuries

Many contractors use the winter months to engage in professional development by enrolling in safety training classes. ARTBA offers online and virtual live instructor courses that meet COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Our three most popular courses are listed...
OSHA Increases Penalties for Safety Violations

OSHA Increases Penalties for Safety Violations

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety & education, ARTBA ARTBA’s safety team reminds its members and other transportation construction firms that U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) penalties increased Jan. 15 for violations of safety...
Construction Industry COVID-19 Stand Down Coming Jan. 11-15

Construction Industry COVID-19 Stand Down Coming Jan. 11-15

Staff report ARTBA and its allies from other construction sectors are encouraging employers to talk with workers next week about preventing the spread of COVID-19. More than 362,000 people in the U.S. have died of the virus, and 21.3 million have been infected,...