TAILGATE TALK

TAILGATE TALK – Hearing Protection

OK, show of hands – How many of you admit to spending part of your youth at “Way Too Loud” music concerts? My hand is way up in the air. Back in the day, ignorance […]

TAILGATE TALK

TAILGATE TALK – Manhole Fatality Post Mortem

What comes to mind when you hear the term “Confined Space?” Tanks. Boilers. Rail cars. Silos. Storage bins. In roadway construction, we work outside –  Not a really confining work environment. We can be a […]

TAILGATE TALK

TAILGATE TALK – Safety Vests

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is Standard Operating Procedure for construction personnel. For most resident engineering staff members, the staples of our PPE are: –Hardhat –Safety Glasses –Hearing Protection –Work Boots –Work Gloves –Hi-Vis Safety Vest […]

TAILGATE TALK

TAILGATE TALK – Engineers NEED to Train

As you may/may not know from spending time at this site, I am a volunteer with the Plainfield Emergency Management Agency. It’s an organization that made up of about 20 volunteers who support our local […]