Category Archives: Safety

Terex supports NCCCO certification for drill rig operators

Terex supports NCCCO certification for drill rig operators

WATERTOWN, SD – Terex Utilities recently announced Dale Putman, product manager, was part of the first group of individuals to become a certified foundation drill rig operator. The designation is one of two new certifications developed by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) in conjunction with the International Association of Foundation […]

NSSGA launches contest to name seat belt safety initiative

NSSGA launches contest to name seat belt safety initiative

You could win $5,000!  NSSGA President & CEO Michael W. Johnson announced at last week’s Annual Convention the launch of a contest to name a seat belt safety initiative NSSGA will be promoting. “Wearing a seat belt is a simple step in worker safety, but there must be universal commitment to doing this in all […]

Safety, transportation project management & legal issues at forefront of Professional Development Week June 4-6 in D.C.

Safety, transportation project management & legal issues at forefront of Professional Development Week June 4-6 in D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC — Safety training, project management fundamentals and legal and regulatory “hot topics” form the core of a new professional development program for transportation design and construction professionals hosted June 4-6 by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Foundation. As part of “Transportation Construction Professional Development Week,” industry executives can participate in one or […]

NSSGA announces safety training opportunities

NSSGA’s next webinar on March 20 will feature Brianna Eiter, Ph.D., and Timothy Orr, from NIOSH, who will demonstrate EXAMiner, a workplace examination tool that finds and fixes potential work hazards. Also, find out where the closest MSHA Spring Thaw event is near you. Aggregates operations perform workplace examinations to find and fix potential hazards […]

Research looks at cost-effectiveness in silica dust exposure fight

Source: Daily Commercial News Personal protective equipment (PPE) is not always the most cost-effective means of protecting workers from dangers associated with exposure to silica dust, according the findings of a Canadian research team. When looking at the estimated cancers averted by PPE (using NIOSH-approved half-face respirators) versus wet methods of dust suppression (water spray, […]