Highway Fatalities Take Small Dip, But Remain High

Highway Fatalities Take Small Dip, But Remain High

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA U.S. motor vehicle deaths were 1 percent lower in the first six months of 2017 than the same period in 2016, according to estimates from the National Safety Council (NSC). Motor vehicle deaths over the past two years have been...
OSHA Kicks Off Annual Heat Illness Prevention Campaign

OSHA Kicks Off Annual Heat Illness Prevention Campaign

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor ARTBA Extreme heat and humidity pose mortal danger to construction workers, claiming numerous lives every year and sickening thousands of others, regardless of their age or fitness level. The U.S. Department of Labor’s...
ARTBA Joins Inaugural “Safe + Sound Week”

ARTBA Joins Inaugural “Safe + Sound Week”

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA In an effort to continuously improve safety in the transportation construction industry, ARTBA is participating in a new nationwide event to raise awareness about the value of workplace safety and health programs. The inaugural...