Solving Sign Safety
Revamp of roving port of entry signs solves safety issue
A new way to install signs for roving ports of entry will improve safety for motorists and port inspectors. When roving ports are in operation, signs must be placed by port inspectors showing there is a weigh station ahead requiring trucks to stop at them. The sign stands are heavy and inspectors often injured their hands and backs during installation and removal. In addition, the signs were frequently blown into the roadway by high winds or passing trucks, creating a safety hazard for motorists.
OHS safety campaign recognizes that danger to pedestrians increases as daylight decreases
Daylight Savings Time, love it or hate it, ended Nov. 1 at 2 a.m. The intention behind the changing of the clocks was to conserve energy used for lighting during both World Wars, but an unintended consequence of that adaptation is an increase in vehicular crashes.
District 1 invites local fire department to safety meeting
Every employee must pick a safety goal as part of his or her performance plan, and in Coeur d’Alene, the administrative team decided to host monthly meetings and go through their inspection checklist. That may sound pretty standard, but Business Operations Manager Drue Hatfield is letting her employees decide the content of the safety meetings.
ITD employees have an avenue to share their appreciation for the assistance and guidance of colleagues. Recognition and acknowledgement can be an essential component of job satisfaction. These are the MVP cards submitted by employees recently:
The current list of job openings may help inform employees of the career choices available to them that make ITD a great place to work. It also may assist in external recruitment when looking for the best candidates.