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Road Safety Workshop

Aug 31, 2015 @ 09:00 - Sep 1, 2015 @ 17:30 EDT

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Overview Attendees will be exposed to all aspects of Roadside Safety, including longitudinal barriers, crash cushions, terminals and transitions. They will be introduced to the existing products, and they will be taught the importance of site specific data to determine the most appropriate product for a particular application. Upon completion of the Roadside Safety training, attendees will have a clear understanding of methods to identify dangerous roadside hazards and will understand how to choose the correct option to correct the situation. They will be aware of the best practices and state of the art technologies that could be used to make roadsides safer. Work Zone Safety will be discussed in detail. Attendees will learn how to design a safe work zone and they will learn about the newest technologies for work zone safety. How to use positive protection, truck mounted attenuators, dynamic, variable message signs and flagger training will be among the topics discussed. Upon completion of the Work Zone Safety training, attendees will be aware of MUTCD recommended procedures to design safe work zones. They will be exposed to different technologies and methodologies that could be used to make work zones safer.

Featured Speakers

Mark Bloschock, Walter P. Moore Patricia Calle, Avery Dennison Mike Dreznes, IRF Flavio Patanè, Armco Staco Patricio Sepulveda, Trinity Highway Products

Monday, August 31

9:00 – 11:00 AM: Introduction and Welcome; Overview of Panama Road Safety Situation 11:00 – 11:20 AM: Networking Break 11:20 – 1:00 PM: Fundamentals of Roadside Safety; Comparison of EN-1317, NCHRP 350 & MASH 1:00 – 2:30 PM: Lunch (on your own) 2:30 – 3:45 PM: Roadside Safety – Longitudinal Barriers; Roadside Safety – Crash Cushions 3:45 – 4:15 PM: Networking Break 4:15 – 5:00 PM: Roadside Safety – Terminals; Roadside Safety – Transitions 5:00 – 5:30 PM: Roundtable Discussion

Tuesday, September 1

9:00 – 11:00 AM: Truck Mounted Attenuators; Safety Components of the Five Elements in a Work Zone 11:00 – 11:20 AM: Networking Break 11:20 – 1:00 PM: Reflectivity and Visibility in a Work Zone; Work Zone Safety Final Exam and Roundtable Discussion 1:00 – 2:30 PM: Lunch (on your own) 2:30 – 3:45 PM: Introduction to Road Safety Audit 3:45 – 4:15 PM: Networking Break 4:15 – 5:00 PM: Road Safety Audit Virtual Inspection 5:00 – 5:30 PM: Roundtable Discussion & Presentation of Certificates >