AGC/VT is a state chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, (AGC) a national organization representing the interests of construction industry professionals.
In a study conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, seat belt use by drivers of medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses rose from 84% in 2013 to 86% in 2016. The important thing for employers, including fleet owners and fleet managers, to note: Usage rates were higher on expressways (89%)
Most employers lack an understanding of impairment and its impact on the workplace. Drug Impairment Training is designed to drive change, instead of just adapting to it. It is critical for employers to identify employees who are impaired. The U.S. is experiencing an epidemic of drug- and impairment-related deaths. Since 2000,
Did you know workplace deaths are on the rise? The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a 7% rise in workplace deaths since 2015. Fatal work injuries reached 5,190 in 2016, the third consecutive annual increase and the first time in nearly a decade that workplace fatalities topped
The National Cooperative Highway Research Program has released a guidebook that “provides practitioners who develop phasing and staging plans for temporary traffic control through work zones with guidance to evaluate the safety impacts of their plan decisions.” A group of researchers led by Gerald Ullman and Michael Pratt of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute explored how