Safety

Safety is a top priority with everyone involved in the road- and bridge-building market. The Safety Channel is a reflection of the commitment to reduce injuries and fatalities at the jobsite. Enhancing this section is Roads & Bridges' continued partnership with the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). ATSSA has represented companies and individuals in the traffic control and roadway safety industry for 35 years. Over 1,800 members provide the majority of safety features, services and materials used on the nation's roadways.

Roadwork zones induce problems to the traffic flow, decreasing the level of safety. A number of factors come into play including: the type of work,…
July 19, 2002
No construction worker wants to lose an arm, a leg, an eye, their hearing, or be exposed to a respiratory hazard.  Most employers in the heavy…
July 19, 2002
For workers in the transportation construction industry, going to work every day invites the potential for harm to themselves and others. In the year…
July 19, 2002
When miles and miles of open highway take on wind, snow, brutal cold, reduced visibility and many other potentially dangerous elements that Mother…
July 19, 2002
Exhibitors at Traffic Expo 2002, held Feb. 10-12 in Dallas,received free commercial time during the new product press conference. The following is a…
April 18, 2002
The primary reason more road construction workers do not wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when needed is because employ The primary…
August 06, 2001
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) places a high priority on the safety of workers and the traveling publ The New York…
August 06, 2001
On Sept On Sept. 29, 2000, I signed a cooperative agreement on behalf of the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), with the…
August 06, 2001
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