Tag: safety

ARTBA: Design and Construct More Forgiving Roadways to Save More Lives and Reduce Injuries

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) April 9 called for a fundamental shift in how the nation approaches road safety, emphasizing the need to design and build a transportation network that better compensates for error so that drivers, passengers, workers and other road users don’t pay for behavioral mistakes with their lives.

OSHA Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Protect Workers from Falls

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a collection of compliance assistance resources to address falls in the workplace, the leading cause of worker fatality in the construction industry.

Toward safety, efficiency, and sustainability

NYU Tandon School of Engineering establishes Institute of Design and Construction Innovations Hub Committed to maximizing safety, efficiency, and sustainability within the construction sector, the...

Three GPS benefits

Location and spatial data can improve productivity, safety, and surveying for heavy civil construction. By Joshua Progar Does the phrase “over schedule and over budget” sound...

Construction site safety

Five reasons IoT wireless geotechnical monitoring is key to reducing safety risks. By Juan Perez Construction sites are dangerous places. With so much heavy machinery and...

Safety by design

Maser Consulting develops safety training and communication programs specifically for its field activities. By Lisa DeBenedetto with Maraliese Beveridge According to the Occupational Safety and Health...

AECOM-ARTBA partnership enhances transportation site safety

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced a formal partnership with AECOM aimed at strengthening the leading global infrastructure firm’s position in the design, construction and management of safer transportation infrastructure projects.

At least $125 million available to Indiana communities for rail overpass projects

The Indiana Department of Transportation will make available at least $125 million for high-priority railroad safety projects on local roads statewide through the agency’s new “Local Trax” matching grant program.
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Video rendering supports city master plan

Ennis City Commissioners introduced a video presentation of the new rendering of the future Union Pacific Safety Zone in downtown Ennis. The UPRR Safety Zone project is one of the critical components of the city’s Downtown Master Plan.
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