Overview & Objectives
Road construction hazards pose unique risks to workers. Unsafe practices for mobile equipment and vehicle operation, lighting, or workplace behavior can easily result in serious injuries or even death. The Road Construction Common Hazards course from Exceed Safety helps ensure workers are prepared to recognize and avoid these hazards and keep operations compliant with OSHA CFR 1926 Safety and Health regulations, as well as all standards established by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).
During the Road Construction Common Hazards Course, participants study a number of key concepts related to road construction safety, including:
- Top four road hazards for construction work
- Back-overs, run-overs, and other employee hazards
- Night work safety and work area lighting
- Driver and operator safety responsibilities
- Safe use of mobile equipment
- Personal protection equipment (PPE), back-up alarms, barricades, and other safety measures
- Flagging safety
Upon completion of the course, you will be prepared to work safely around mobile equipment and adhere to workplace best practices for road construction sites.
Who Is This Course For?
This intermediate-level online road construction safety training course is designed for individuals who work in the road construction industry, including road construction workers and supervisors, as well as employees responsible for maintaining a safe work environment per OSHA regulations for road construction safety.
Features & Benefits
After completing the Road Construction Common Hazards Course, you will understand how to maintain compliance with OSHA standards regarding road construction work. Participants will be aware of the most common road construction hazards, responsibilities for key roles, and best practices for utilizing protection equipment on the job.
In Person Training
Our in-person training is taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Participants can expect to be engaged with the material being taught. We strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Because our instructors are so experienced, they can answer most questions quickly and in-depth. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.