Category Archives: Safety

Texas DOT Makes Major Commitment to Safety

Texas DOT Makes Major Commitment to Safety

Embracing ARTBA Foundation’s ANSI-endorsed certification program for transportation project decision makers WASHINGTON, DC — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has made a major commitment toward improving safety in and around the state’s roadway construction work zones.  The agency has become the first in the nation to help hundreds of its employees earn the “Safety Certification for Transportation […]

Why being “OHSA legal” isn’t enough

Why being “OHSA legal” isn’t enough

Go beyond compliance to better protect your employees and business Source: EHS Today / Michael Pardus | Aug 30, 2018 When it comes to chemical exposure protection for employees and downstream users, companies must be compliant with OSHA regulations. In 1970, OSHA created permissible exposure limits (PELs) that remain the rule of law to this day, […]

Dust control technology advances produce cleaner air for construction

Dust control technology advances produce cleaner air for construction

RockRoadRecycle staff writer Many things affect construction, with new equipment and techniques being developed, but what is becoming more prevalent in virtually all operations is the development of clean air/dust control technology. This takes in many things, including new low emission engines from the likes of Caterpillar, Volvo CE and Deutz (among others) and the […]

Disaster preparedness, recovery and employee safety during hurricane season

Disaster preparedness, recovery and employee safety during hurricane season

Source: EHS Today/September 12, 2018 Authorities are closely monitoring the ongoing hurricane season in the wake of Hurricane Florence. For employers who are obligated to keep their employees safe during working hours, disaster preparedness is critical. What follows is an updated primer on preparing for an emergency; taking action during an emergency; and cleaning up […]