On September 4, 2008, over 1,500 viewers logged on live to gain insight to the new Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) regulation that takes effect November 24, 2008. During this hour long session Speakers Hari Kalla, MUTCD Team Leader for FHWA’s Office of Operations and Janice Bradley, Technical Director of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) gave crucial information for understanding this new standard that requires the use of high visibility clothing (as defined by the ANSI/ISEA 107 standard) when working in the right-of-way on federal-aid highways. If you were unable to attend or would like to review the presentation and video, these are now available online for viewing at any time.
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Who needs to know?
People who have responsibility for workers on Federal-aid highway projects:
- Construction and maintenance workers
- Survey crews
- Utility crews
- Emergency and Incident responders
- Law enforcement when: directing traffic, investigating crashes, handling lane closures, obstructed roadways and disasters.
- More Than 1,500 Industry Officials Join Clearinghouse “Webinar” on New “High Visibility Garment” Requirements: Dates Announced for 2009 Work Zone Safety Conference at World of Asphalt