Thursday | February 22, 2018

Safety Spotlight Archive

With the LED light wrapped around the length of the spray bar, Payne & Dolan workers have eliminated a trip hazard while illuminating the back of the tack truck for passing motorists. Photo courtesy NAPA.

Light Up the Night with Opti-Brite LED Headlamps

Let’s take a look at safe lighting on some basic equipment, such as...
Delivering mix to a nighttime paving site takes even more attention to detail. Drivers will want to be aware of their surroundings always, but the onset of dusk brings new elements of danger with shortened work zones due to limited sight. Be safe out there. Photo courtesy Sandy Lender.

Air Brake Warning System Earns Award-Winning Safety

At the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) mid-year meeting in Seattle in July,...

Save Lives Despite Language Barriers

Having a toolbox talk each morning is one of the most important processes...
Different crew members may require hearing protection with different capabilities. For example, the paving operator, screed operator, dump man and haul truck driver may require headsets with communication capabilities. Photos courtesy 3M.

How New OSHA Noise Limits Could Affect Your Crew

In May, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its spring semiannual...
Hardhat brims, like you see here, are very popular with the crew at Martin Marietta Denver Metro Paving Division. Not only does it keep you cooler, but it also prevents sunburn. Photo courtesy of Ray Eisner.

Stay Cool During Summer Paving

  Heat is a constant concern in our industry. But we’re usually concerned...
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Wear Sunscreen When Working Outside

From Mulberry Marketing Communications The American Academy of Dermatology estimates that more than...
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Protect Crews with New Crash Attenuator Truck

It’s no secret that motorists are easily distracted. According to Distraction.gov, “In 2014,...

Make Worker Health a Habit

By AsphaltPro Staff with Clarence Richard Equipment that’s in top shape performs better...
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Wear Your Light Wherever You Go

Imagine this. Your road crew is doing a single-lane shutdown at night. Someone...

This Truck Drives Itself

If you see an attenuator driving through a Florida road construction zone with...

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