In an ongoing effort to improve safety for workers and the travelling public on DTI Highway work, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has implemented the following Trucker Safety Program:
Operators of private trucks are required to complete the following basic safety training in order to haul materials on DTI Highways projects and contracts:
- Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Orientation
- Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Training
- Work Area Traffic Control Manual (WATCM) Awareness Training
OHS and WHMIS training courses are available from:
New Brunswick Construction Safety Association (NBCSA)
Safety Services New Brunswick (SSNB)
Association of Safety and Health Consultants and Trainers (ASHCAT)
H. Pickard and Associates
Eastern Construction Safety
NOTE: Operators will be required to have the required driver’s licence for the type of truck they are operating and will be required to perform daily pre-trip inspections.
For further information, contact the DTI Construction Branch at 506-453-5711.