NAPA Endorses ARTBA Safety Certification Program

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) endorsed the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals (SCTPP) program and plans to urge its member firms and their employees to earn the credential beginning this year.

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Vortec Personal Air Conditioning Vests Help Workers Avoid Heat Stress

Workers can be exposed to heat stress when their deep internal core temperature rises higher than 100.4 F (38 C).  In addition to high air temperatures, culprits for inducing heat stress can include high humidity, radiant heat sources, direct physical contact with hot objects or strenuous physical activities. 

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ClickSafety Launches Micro-Learning Platform

ClickSafety, a provider of online safety and health training for the construction, general and mining industries, introduced its new micro-learning platform and Safety and Health Knowledge Assessments, a program that supports and measures safety training compliance retention.

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Colorado School Of Mines Adds New Technology Into Safety Program

The Colorado School of Mines (CSM) incorporated the interactive Mobilize Rescue System into its Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety Program (EMCIS). The new technology enables bystanders, even without training, to manage medical emergencies such as severe bleeding, allergic reactions, cardiac arrest and more.

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ARTBA Foundation: Drivers, Work Zone Safety Is in Your Hands

As part of the 18th annual National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) held April 3-7, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation called on drivers to stay off their mobile devices, slow down and pay close to attention to nearby road workers when traveling through construction zones.

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