Model Road Department Safety Manual

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist One of the important items found missing from the Internal Road Department Assessments conducted in 2017 and 2018 was a comprehensive Road Department Safety Manual. Only 25 of 82 members at the time, or 30%,...

New Employee Orientation

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Among the important items commonly found missing from the Internal Road Department Assessments conducted in 2017 and 2018 was information that should be presented to new hire employees. Many times, new hires in...

Road Project Bid Documents

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Many counties begin preparing for the next construction seasons’ road and bridge projects in December and January. Knowing that, this topic was chosen for this month’s article to better assist our member...

Haul Road Agreements

By Tim Baxter, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist NIRMA has received numerous calls this year on haul road agreements, many of which have been developed by the contractor. Contractors generally have their best interest in mind. Signing an agreement developed...
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