Category Archives: safety

Training Minute- Thunderstorm Safety

A band of severe thunderstorms rolled through Western Vermont yesterday afternoon. This video Training Minute provides things to remember to stay safe during a thunderstorm. Advertisements

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Myth Crashers Tackle Seatbelt Safety

The Montana Department of Transportation has started the safety movement “Plan 2 Live” to dispel myths created by those individuals who don’t choose to wear their safety belts. Information and videos by the team of “Myth Crashers,” accompany the movement’s official website. Copied below … Continue reading

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National Work Zone Safety Week

National Work Zone Safety Week (April 4-8) is just around the corner. The theme for this year is, “Safer driving. Safer work zones. For everyone.” This article, by Tracy Scriba of the FHWA, looks back at a decade of NWZSW and it’s effort to … Continue reading

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River Water Levels

The National Weather Service provides an interactive tool on its Vermont website to view readings of river levels around the state. Access the tool here. Click on a marker on the map to be taken to the data screen. The page … Continue reading

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Cleaning up from the big storm

It’s been a busy week for public works departments throughout Northern and Central Vermont after Monday’s record-setting storm. In Burlington, Public Works Director Steve Goodkind told The Burlington Free Press that crews have been operating 11 tractor-mounted snowblowers for a total of … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of December 6

The snow is starting to fly today in Northern Vermont, and this week’s Toolbox Safety Talk takes a look at working safely in the cold weather. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of December 6

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of November 15

This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk takes a look at the Material Safety Data Sheet- what is it and what it entails Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of November 15 The following video provides information on basic … Continue reading

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