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*Postponed* 2020 Work Zone Safety Conference (Middlesex)
- April 7
- 8:30 am–2:30 pm
This event has been postponed until further notice
The New Jersey Work Zone Safety Conference promotes work zone safety awareness on local and state roadways for a multi-disciplinary audience of construction, engineering, public safety, maintenance and operations personnel.
This year’s event will include a presentation focused on streamlining work zone safety documentation through a phone application followed by a panel discussion on how to conduct a successful preconstruction meeting. The keynote presentation will be delivered by Bradley Sant,
Professional Engineer with the American Road & Transportation Builders Association who will be speaking about the dangers of internal work zones which account for approximately 50% of all fatalities. The conference will conclude with a presentation on attenuators and the role of police in work zones.
As part of the program, the New Jersey Work Zone Safety Excellence Awards will be presented to recognize inspiring efforts of individuals, companies and roadway agencies that have demonstrated effective temporary traffic control in planned work zones on New Jersey roadways.
7:30 a.m. Registration and Light Refreshments
8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
David Maruca, Program Development Administrator – Rutgers CAIT
Robert Clark, Division Administrator – Federal Highway Administration, NJ Division
Richard Mendelson, Regional Administrator – United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Snehal Patel, Assisstant Commissioner – New Jersey Department of Transportation
9:00 a.m. “Streamlining Work Zone Safety Documentation”
Margot Chowansky, President, Simple Safety Inc.
9:30 a.m. “Basics of Shadow Vehicles and Truck Mounted Attenuators”
Theodore Green P.E, Engineering Project Manager, Rutgers CAIT
10:15 a.m. Break/Visit Exhibits
10:45 a.m. Keynote Address: “Internal Traffic Control for Work Zones”
Bradley Sant, P.E., Senior Vice President of Safety & Education, ARTBA
11:30 p.m. Lunch/Visit Exhibits
12:30 p.m. Presentation of 2020 Work Zone Safety Excellence Awards
12: 50 p.m. Panel Discussion: “The importance of Preconstruction Meetings”
Moderator: Craig Cooper, Traffic Control Coordinator, Work Zone Contractors
Panel: Chris Beach, Training & Safety Manager, Atlas Flasher & Supply Company
Gary Holsten, Sergeant, South Brunswick Police Department
Derek Franz, P.E., Project Manager, Michael Baker Jr., Inc.
Martin Livingston, Traffic Engineer, Burlington County Engineer’s Office
Chad O’Connor, Safety Manager, IEW Inc.
1:45 p.m. Role of Police in Work Zones
Frank Pumphrey, Lieutenant, Cedar Grove Police Department
2:30 p.m. Adjourn
DCA CPWM 2.0 Techinal & 1.0 Management, 3 PDH
Withdrawal Policy: In the event that you are unable to attend a program for any reason, please note you must submit your withdrawal in writing at least 72 hours in advance of the start of a program to receive a refund. If am emailed or faxed withdrawal is not received by our department, the full program fee will be charged and is nonrefundable. A phone call asking for withdrawal is not sufficient.