Monthly Archives: June 2014

Protecting Workers From the Effects of Heat

During routine public works activities and emergency response/recovery operations, workers may be required to work in hot environments, and sometimes for extended periods. When the body is unable to cool itself by sweating, several heat-induced illnesses can occur, and can … Continue reading

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Donna Shea Honored for Service to APWA

Donna Shea has received the New England Chapter American Public Works Association Meritorious Service Award.  The Meritorious Service Award acknowledges private enterprises or academic institutions for the important role that they play in providing public work services.  Donna was one … Continue reading

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Curb Ramp Requirements and Modifications

Federal law requires the installation of curb ramps or other modifications when a highway project alters a roadway. FHWA and DOJ met in March 2012 and March 2013 to clarify guidance on the ADA’s requirements for constructing curb ramps on resurfacing … Continue reading

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Mowing Safety Tips

The summer months create a need for more outdoor work for highway maintenance workers, including mowing along roadways. Due to this demand, it’s a good idea to develop a plan for your mowing season. In this Safety Brief from the T2 … Continue reading

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