Safety on the Job - Yuma
Event Date: 11/14/2022
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Yuma County Fairgrounds
410 W Hoag
The highest cost for all local and state agencies in Colorado is their employees. Between employee pay, cost of benefits, and the equipment that is required for employees to do their job, all impact the cost of doing business as a city, county or state organization. Organizations require preventive maintenance on purchased equipment to ensure that the equipment and its safety devices operate correctly. Similarly, employees need to be reminded of safety protocol and the steps required to protect themselves and their coworkers.
This class covers standards and rules to ensure safe working conditions, tools, proper use of equipment, mounting/dismounting, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and more. This program will focus on four areas that are the most hazardous for employees:
- Preventing Runover and Backovers and backing accident remediation options
- Slips, trips and falls around equipment and the shop
- Hazards of working in traffic
- Excavation and Trenching Safety in or around the roadway; and concerns of various types of Confined Spaces - manholes, vaults, screening plants, tanks and trenches.
Safety should be the concern of everyone in an organization. This course should be attended by all employees working in the field, as well as supervisors and managers.
This course is a CORE class in the Roads Scholar I course track and required for graduation. Click above for more details.
The registration fee for this workshop is $50 per person for employees of government agencies and $75 per person for non-government agencies. Fee includes any class handouts and lunch. Registration can be paid online, or via invoice upon special request. Please contact email@example.com for questions.
In order to receive credit for this class, attendees must stay until the end when it is dismissed by the instructor and class certificates are awarded.
ROB MCARTHUR is a semi-retired public administrator with 40 years of experience in the Highway Transportation and Maintenance Industry working his way to Colorado from Alaska following the Continental Divide. Having expertise in Diesel Mechanics and Avalanche Mitigation augmenting a background in Business Management, he has been educated at three universities and two colleges including most recently a degree in Highway Maintenance Management. He is dedicated to educating the next generation of Highway Maintenance professionals as an adjunct instructor with Front Range Community College and Colorado LTAP while maintaining employment as an HEO with Douglas County. He is motivated by students willing to question and adults with learning disabilities. His background in low-volume gravel roads has led to participation with FHWA, AASHTO, CDOT, LTAP, and other transportation authorities as an SME.