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HEALTH & SAFETY SECTION

transportation projects and correct
them - whether during planning,
design, or onsite personnel
management - and thus prevent
incidents that could result in
deaths or injuries.
The exam is offered year-round
at Pearson VUE Test Centers
across the United States. Upon
passing the exam, the professional
certification is valid for three
years. Recertification requires
documented, continuing learning
on the topic or retesting.

Target Audience for Test
The certification exam is open
to all: transportation project
workers, supervisors, foremen,
managers, designers, planners,
owners, equipment operators,
manufacturers, and materials
suppliers who meet the eligibility
requirements. This eligibility
includes a combination of
transportation construction
industry experience, education,
and previous training.

Online Learning Center
While there is no mandatory
training required to sit for the
exam, ARTBA's Online Learning

Training for Safety

Nearly 50,000 people are injured or die in and
around U.S. transportation infrastructure projects
each year, according to the FHWA. The cost of
these tragic incidences - to families and employers
- is staggering.
Center has courses that can help
prep those interested in taking it.
Self-paced courses are
accessible from any device that
can access the internet, including
smartphones, tablets, and
laptops. These digital courses
are available 24/7, which allows
participants to learn at a pace
and location that works for them;
review when they need to; and
apply new knowledge, skills, and
abilities immediately. Professional
development hours (PDHs) and
engineers' Continuing Education
(CEU) credits are also available for
those who successfully complete
the courses.
The first series of courses
includes: traffic control, work
sites, personal protective
equipment, hazard control,
communication, environmental

conditions, risk assessment,
and building safety plans.
"This program has the potential
to be the most significant
change to safety in the road and
transportation building industry
in more than 50 years," said
Zachry. "I think this really is an
opportunity to fundamentally
change the safety environment
for everyone who goes through or
works in a construction zone."
Certification Commission
Co-Chair Myers is certain the
SCTPP program can save lives.
"This can be a game changer for our
industry," he said. "It will make a
difference." AP
Brad Sant is Senior Vice President for
Safety & Education at ARTBA, and Matt
Jeanneret is Senior Vice President for
Communications & Marketing at ARTBA.

ARTBA, NAPA Developing Online Asphalt Safety Training
As part of a strategic partnership, subject matter experts (SME) from
ARTBA and NAPA have been working jointly to develop online work
zone safety training modules focused on the asphalt milling and paving
industry. These very specific training resources will be tailored to meet
the needs of four different types of personnel/job functions: truck drivers,
equipment operators, laborers, and supervisors. The modules can be used
to build skill sets, earn PDHs, and prepare for the certification exam.
"We are excited to partner with ARTBA to develop and promote
training tools that will aid companies in implementing best practices proven to help eliminate work zone
incidents," said NAPA President Mike Acott. "Because of the unique nature of asphalt road construction work,
there was a clear need for asphalt paving-/milling-specific modules within the SCTPP to address safe work
zone and asphalt road construction practices."
Once completed, the courses will be available through ARTBA's and NAPA's websites.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017

President’s Perspective
Industry News
Back to Basics: The Next Steps
Training for Safety
OSHA’s Silica Rule
How to Improve Safety Climate
Beyond the Horizon
Industry Calendar
Index of Advertisers/Advertisers.com
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - President’s Perspective
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - 10
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - 12
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - Industry News
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - 16
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - Back to Basics: The Next Steps
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - 19
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - Training for Safety
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - OSHA’s Silica Rule
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - How to Improve Safety Climate
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - Beyond the Horizon
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - Industry Calendar
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - November/December 2017 - Index of Advertisers/Advertisers.com
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