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  • Just Add Water

    Robotic hydrodemolition helps to simplify bridge repair.

  • What You Need to Know About OSHA's Confined Space Standards

    The confined space standards for both general industry and the construction industry place great emphasis on safety training.

  • How to Choose the Right Crane and Reduce Risk When Buying a Used One

    The right type of crane can make or break your project. These seven tips will help you make the right choice as quickly as possible.

  • ASSP Produces Technical Report on Automated Vehicle Use

    "This type of technology holds incredible promise for its potential to prevent injuries and save lives, but plenty of work remains for the safe development and deployment of automated vehicles on a mass scale," said Kelly Nantel, who chairs the ASSP technical subcommittee that wrote the report.

  • U.S. Road Deaths Fell Just 1 Percent in 2018

    "While any drop in the overall numbers is encouraging, the ongoing daily carnage on our nation's roads eliminates any sense of celebration. We can – and must – do more collectively to accelerate this downward momentum," Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, said in a June 17 statement.

  • ELDs Mandatory in Canada Starting in June 2021

    "These new mandatory logging devices in commercial vehicles will improve safety for drivers and for all Canadians," said Marc Garneau, Canada's minister of Transport. "We know that fatigue increases the risks of accidents, and that is why we are taking action across all modes of transportation."

  • ATA's CEO Calls for New Large Truck Crash Study

    "We recognize that recent data indicates that truck-involved crashes are increasing," ATA President and CEO Chris Spear said June 12 at a congressional hearing. "Our industry does not deny this. We do, however, require accurate data that can direct our efforts and resources in appropriately addressing and halting this increase."

  • Safety Knowledge and Networking in New Orleans

    One of the highlights is a June 12 panel discussion on how increased use and legalization of marijuana affect companies' efforts to maintain drug-free workplaces.

  • 2019 Roadway Safety Awards Applications Due May 31

    The National Roadway Safety Awards program is a biennial competition sponsored by the FHWA and the foundation to recognize roadway safety achievements that move the United States toward zero deaths and serious injuries on the nation's roads.

  • FAA Changes Recreational Drone Rules

    Until further notice, ATC facilities will no longer accept requests to operate recreational drones in controlled airspace on a case-by-case basis. Instead, FAA is granting temporary airspace authorizations to fly in certain "fixed sites" in controlled airspace throughout the country.