Category Archives: Safety

AEM members weigh in on proposed to ANSI’s essential requirements

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is proposing changes to its Essential Requirements document that are being interpreted as prohibiting an ANSI American National Standard (ANS) from including requirements for: A manufacturer to supply an operator’s manual for each product That someone using the product is required to read and understand it the operator’s manual, […]

Push-to-talk voice messaging service unveils emergency alerts feature

Push-to-talk voice messaging service unveils emergency alerts feature

Zello, a push-to-talk voice messaging service that enables communication and collaboration for workers, teams and communities, recently announced the launch of Emergency Alerts — its new “panic button” feature.  ZelloWork users in crisis situations can now simply press a button to send (with high priority) both their location and an audio recording to a designated […]

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 […]