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National Hwy Safety Training Coming to Oregon

Highway Work Zone Safety Training

Offered by AGC of America, supported by a Susan Harwood federal grant

Highway Work Zone Safety TrainingProgram Description

Construction workers make up approximately 4% of the country’s workforce, but account for an average of 17% of all job-related fatalities each year. And according to a November 2013 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), from 2003–2010, 962 highway construction workers were killed at road construction sites with 87% of the deaths being workers who were working onsite at the time of the incident. Additionally, workers were fatally struck 143 times by a vehicle or mobile equipment that was backing up. AGC of America is pleased to offer this one-day training program based on OSHA standards and best practices to answer the need for quality training within the industry.

Who Should Attend?

  • Company officers
  • managers
  • Project managers
  • Supervisors
  • Foremen
  • Both union and open-shop contractors

What Will I Learn?

  • Common highway work zone injuries
  • OSHA standards for highway work zones
  • Highway work zone safety and industry best practices
  • highway work zone set up
  • Heavy equipment and crane management

Training Program Dates and Times (training is repeated)

  • February 10, 2016, 8 am–5 pm
  • February 11, 2016, 8 am–5 pm

Training Location

AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter
9450 SW Commerce Circle #200
Wilsonville, OR 97070

Chapter Contact

Eliot Lapidus

For More Information

Raj Vohra
AGCA Safety and Health Department

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