Author: Amanda Dixon

February 15, 2018

The following individuals successfully completed the certification exam: Anthony Benvenga Antone Bond James Braxton Mukhtar Contractor Frank Culotta William Ellinger John Foster Brian Hartman Mohammed Khondaker Steve Leuschner Chris Paska Joe Stefanoni Kenny Suggs Robert Weil Kevin Williams Lindsey...

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February 14, 2018

The following individuals successfully completed the certification exam: Samual Anglin James Anton Kevin Boggs Paul Burchell Brian Caffrey David Constanza David Erdos George Fitzgerald Donald Flanary George Foulke Christopher Griffie Nash Hale Theresa Hammond Timothy Hare Joe Heath Steven Jones Maxima Krahling Greggory Mathis Ken Newcomb Diego Ortiz Kimberly Pugh Kevin Rea Devon Smith Robert Sorenson Patrick Stanbury, Jr. Pat Stanbury, Sr. Gary Stouffer Bryan Tilley Jacob Waite Bruce Walther Bradley Wastler Whitney Wastler William White Eunika Williams Eugene...

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May 15-16, 2018 – Transportation Construction Coalition Fly-In Conference

Transportation Construction Coalition Fly-In Conference May 15-16, 2018 Grand Hyatt Washington Click here for more information. 2018 could be the year of infrastructure in Washington, D.C. President Trump highlighted rebuilding infrastructure during his campaign, again on election night and as part of his inauguration address. As we await details about the Trump Infrastructure Initiative, one thing is clear, the construction industry’s involvement into its development and enactment by Congress is vitally important to its success. While the five-year “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act,” or FAST Act, provided sufficient revenue to support the funding levels authorized in the legislation through FY 2020, additional revenue will be needed to support a growing program into the future. It is important that the Administration and Congress receive the message that any infrastructure proposal must address the long term solvency of the Highway Trust Fund. The 17th Annual Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Legislative Fly-In, scheduled for May 15-16, 2018 is well-timed to provide an opportunity for that input. At the TCC legislative briefing you will receive information about what policy and funding proposals are being considered. You will hear from key policy makers from Capitol Hill and the Administration and receive educational briefing materials on key industry priorities for your use in meeting with your congressional delegation. The Fly-In’s reception will also provide you an opportunity to network with your industry peers and members...

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Fall Prevention for Transportation Contractors – Free Course offered through ARTBA

Aimed at preventing occupational deaths and injuries associated with falls in highway, street and bridge construction, this multi-faceted program includes comprehensive training and information on:  horizontal life lines; swing falls; anchorage points; fall prevention ensemble components and selection; self-retracting lifelines; aerial work platforms; rescue and suspension trauma; mounting and dismounting equipment; and walking and working surfaces. For more information on this course, please contact Brad Sant or Melanie...

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House Committees to Hold Joint Hearing on Drugs at Work

The impact of drug use on workplace safety has been an increasingly difficult challenge for employers. This week, two congressional subcommittees will explore the issue. On Thursday, February 15th at 10:00am Eastern, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions and the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections will hold a joint hearing on “The Opioids Epidemic: Implications… Continue Reading…   Credit: Safety Law Matters by Husch Blackwell,...

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