Category Archives: Safety

Putting a skills-building program in place with simulators

Putting a skills-building program in place with simulators

In Toledo, Ohio, the Department of Public Service and the Department of Public Utilities together employ more than 75 heavy equipment operators to run the municipality’s equipment fleet. From motor graders and backhoes to utility trucks and cranes, the fleet is used to dig, trench, lift and move materials all over the city. Although the […]

A cautionary tale: Individuals can be held liable for OSHA fines

A cautionary tale:  Individuals can be held liable for OSHA fines

On the Front Lines with Fisher Phillips by Travis Vance and Pamela Williams What happens if an employer refuses to pay a fine assessed by OSHA? The short answer is that the obligation to pay the penalty doesn’t simply evaporate if a company refuses to comply. In fact, the company isn’t the only one that […]

ARTBA recognizes 7 individuals for lifetime contributions to safety on America’s roadways

ARTBA recognizes 7 individuals for lifetime contributions to safety on America’s roadways

WASHINGTON, DC — Seven individuals from recognizable names in construction, the government and academia were honored for their significant contributions to transportation construction safety on America’s roadways by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA). The lifetime achievement awards celebrate the 40th anniversary of the association’s “Traffic Safety Industry Division” (TSID). The awards were given […]

Allen Engineering receives Accumulative Safety Award for three years without lost time

Allen Engineering receives Accumulative Safety Award for three years without lost time

PARAGOULD, AR — Allen Engineering Corp. was awarded the Accumulative Safety Award on Thursday, August 29, 2019 for having worked three years without a lost day away from work. The Accumulative Safety Award is an high achievement for any company. In the past twenty-five years only 688 of these awards have been given, and in […]