Category Archives: Safety

U.S. Department of Labor issues final rule on crane operator certification requirements

U.S. Department of Labor issues final rule on crane operator certification requirements

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule Nov. 7, that clarifies certification requirements for crane operators, and maintains the employer’s duty to ensure that crane operators can safely operate the equipment. The final rule will maintain safety and health protections for workers while reducing […]

R. A. McClure Inc. expands to offer Render Safe services for commercial and bulk explosives

R. A. McClure Inc. expands to offer Render Safe services for commercial and bulk explosives

POWELL, OHIO — Offering vast experience working with explosives, R. A. McClure Inc. (RAM Inc.) recently announced the expansion of its business to include render safe services for commercial and bulk explosives. Specializing in unique, one-of-a-kind remediation applications for improperly stored, damaged, discarded, misfired and abandoned explosives, RAM Inc. offers the expertise and specialized tools […]

ARTBA Foundation rolls out new study guide to prep for Safety Certification Exam

ARTBA Foundation rolls out new study guide  to prep for Safety Certification Exam

WASHINGTON, DC — A newly expanded study guide featuring 80 practice questions with answer key and explanation is designed to provide a big boost to industry professionals preparing for the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) exam.

Safety Summit 2019 keynote speaker

Day two keynote speaker, Joe Tantarelli will present Wed., April 10, 2019 at 8:20 AM. A true story that sounds like a horror movie. In this gut‑wrenching Keynote, Joe Tantarelli recalls the events of June 5, 1983 – the day he was nearly buried alive as he was installing pipe in a trench that suddenly […]

Design Errors Cited by NTSB in FIU Bridge Collapse

Design Errors Cited by NTSB in FIU Bridge Collapse

​WASHINGTON (Nov. 15, 2018) — An investigative update issued by the National Transportation Safety Board Thursday about its ongoing investigation of the fatal, FIU pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami, Florida, says errors were made in the design of the 174-foot span and cracking observed prior to the collapse is consistent with those errors. Six people died and eight others were injured […]