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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Work Zone Awareness Week Posted on Apr 4

Work Zone Awareness Week

MassDOT is focused on safety for workers and the traveling public as a top priority and supports the 2011 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 4-8.   The Work Zone Awareness Week each year brings national attention to motorist and worker safety and mobility issues in   …Continue Reading Work Zone Awareness Week

MassDOT Workplace Safety Summit Posted on Apr 2

MassDOT Workplace Safety Summit

MassDOT's 2nd annual Workplace Summit this week focused on development of one of the most successful strategies to comply with Governor Deval Patrick's Executive Order 511 for workplace safety. Nineteen committees across four divisions were established in 2010 representing labor and management.  Committees completed workplace   …Continue Reading MassDOT Workplace Safety Summit

Safety First for Workers and the Public Posted on Apr 1

Safety First for Workers and the Public

Posted by MassDOT Secretary & CEO Jeff Mullan This week became, somewhat unintentionally, safety awareness week. We all awoke on Wednesday to news that our colleague Eddie Rowe fell into a shaft at the Charles Street T station while working on the Longfellow Bridge project.    …Continue Reading Safety First for Workers and the Public

MBTA Rescue: Governor Patrick Honors Firefighters Posted on Apr 1

MBTA Rescue: Governor Patrick Honors Firefighters

Governor Deval Patrick today met with several firefighters who aided in the rescue of MBTA electrician Edward Rowe, who fell nearly 30 feet into a concrete shaft near the Red Line’s Charles Street/MGH station on March 30. “Their act of heroism helped save Edward Rowe’s   …Continue Reading MBTA Rescue: Governor Patrick Honors Firefighters

Employers Commuter Options Awards Posted on Apr 1

Employers Commuter Options Awards

The Patrick-Murray Administration today recognized employers who have advanced efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging their employees to travel by public transit, carpools, vanpools, or by bicycling or walking. The Administration celebrated the efforts of more than 100 Massachusetts employer partners and members   …Continue Reading Employers Commuter Options Awards