ARTBA to host Roadway Construction Safety Academy in early-December
Amanda Bayhi | 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.
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