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Highway Worker Safety

AGC of America and Zurich Services Corporation developed a program designed to increase hazard awareness and demonstrate the appropriate control measures to address highway worker safety exposures.

This material is designed to assist in mitigating highway worker safety exposures by increasing awareness of the hazards and the appropriate control measures. The program focuses on preventing the leading causes of highway worker fatalities (Focus Four) and serious soft tissue injuries (Plus One).

The program consists of eight interactive modules on video and a fully customizable presentation that address street, road and highway work including:

  • Asphalt paving
  • Bridge work
  • Concrete paving
  • Demolition work
  • Traffic control
  • Earthwork and grading operations
  • Short-term and mobile operations
  • Utility and drainage work

AGC/OSHA Highway Work Zone Safety Training

AGC of America, supported by a Susan Harwood Federal Training Grant, is pleased to offer Highway Work Zone Safety Training

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 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 Non-union 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 Dates and Locations:

February 4 & 5, 2016

St. Louis Construction Training School
6301 Knox Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63139

February 10 & 11, 2016

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

February 25, 2016

Western PA Operating Engineers Training Center
457 Christopher Road
New Alexandria, PA 15670

February 26, 2016

Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania
800 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 110
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

March 22 & 23, 2016

Adams Point Conference Center
1400 NE Colorado Drive
Blue Springs, MO 64104

April 4 & 5, 2016

AGC Florida East Coast Chapter
2617 N Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
September 29 & 30, 2016
Ramkota Hotel
3200 W. Maple Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57107

For more information or to register for any of the above courses contact:

Nazia Shah
Program Coordinator, Safety & Health Services
Phone: (703) 837-5409
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