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  • Posted: Jul 27
    Maintaining awareness of people, other machines, and obstacles is important to safe motor grader operation. Operators of small and mid-size Motor Grader also face the challenge of safe operations in traffic, given that the machines are often driven to the work site. Also, in snow removal operations, a road open to traffic is the work site.
  • Posted: Jul 18
    Fuchs brings more than 25 years of transportation engineering experience to NDLTAP. He worked as a consulting engineer and with the North Dakota Department of Transportation, most recently as the assistant local government engineer for NDDOT, overseeing the rural and special program areas and serving NDDOT's Tribal Liaison.
  • Posted: Jun 26
    Drive tractor mowers at high speeds can result in accidents because of the risk of overturning. Quick maneuvers in tight spaces and on slopes also cause a rollover as does using the brakes while turning. This safety talk addresses some tips to minimize risk.
  • Posted: Jun 12
    Several heat-related illnesses can affect workers. Some of the symptoms are non-specific. This means that when a worker is performing physical labor in a warm environment, any unusual symptom can be a sign of overheating.
  • Posted: May 19
    The North Dakota Transportation Conference hosted by NDDOT and UGPTI has become the go-to conference for local road professionals from across the state who want to network and learn about the latest in road and bridge technology and policies.
  • Posted: Apr 17
    With the spring melt underway, local road agencies may need to undertake emergency projects such as road closures and detours due to flooding. In this brief video, Brad Wentz provides instructions for entering those projects into GRIT.
  • Posted: Apr 17
    NDLTAP wants to hear from you!!! The 2023 Innovation Champions contest is an opportunity to showcase your ingenuity. Let us know if your road department has fabricated a new tool, made modifications to equipment, or incorporated a process that has increased safety, reduced costs, or improved efficiencies.
  • Posted: Mar 27
    National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) has been successful in spreading awareness for work zone safety across the country because of participation from organizations and individuals just like you. Hundreds of companies and individuals reach out to ATSSA on social media each year using #NWZAW
  • Posted: Jan 30
    The Recommended Practices are designed to be used in a wide variety of small and medium-sized business settings. The Recommended Practices present a step-by-step approach to implementing a safety and health program, built around seven core elements that make up a successful program.
  • Posted: Jan 23
    This webinar, held January 17, focused on evaluating, planning and preparing anti-icing operations and cover material preparation and storage and application rates and techniques. The recording is available.
  • Posted: Dec 8, 2022
    This information is for workers and employers for reducing the spread of seasonal flu in workplaces. It provides information on the basic precautions for all workplaces, including additional precautions for healthcare settings.
  • Posted: Nov 14, 2022
    North Dakota Local Technical Assistance Program (NDLTAP) – UGPTI/NDSU, in partnership with Dakota Paving Association (DAPA), ND Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and Associated General Contractors of North Dakota (AGC) are pleased to announce the 2023 ND Asphalt Conference. The conference will be held at the Bismarck Hotel & Conference Center – former Ramkota Hotel April 11-12, 2023.
  • Posted: Oct 26, 2022
    North Dakota State University will head a consortium that includes South Dakota State University, Montana State University, and the University of Wyoming in providing transportation outreach and technical assistance to tribes across the Upper Great Plains and Intermountain West.
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