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...
ARTBA Joins Construction Industry in Fall Prevention Program

ARTBA Joins Construction Industry in Fall Prevention Program

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety and education, ARTBA ARTBA is joining the construction industry and two federal agencies in an annual fall prevention awareness program, May 8-11. Falls on construction sites are the leading cause of death in the industry,...
National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins Monday

National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins Monday

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The 18th annual National Work Zone Awareness Week—themed “Work Zone Safety Is In Your Hands”—reminds all drivers to watch out for state department of transportation (DOT) and private sector employees who work within...