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New-NAPA-Talks-Webinars-WebNAPA offers a variety of webinars throughout the year on various topics related to the asphalt industry. These topics range from newly released industry regulations to innovative processes and technology that can benefit your company. The NAPA webinar program will deliver the information you need to the comfort of your home or office.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs)Participation in NAPA webinars may earn you Professional Development Hours (PDHs). PDHs are educational units used to fulfill continuing education requirements for licensure or certification. In most cases, 1 hour of participation in a webinar equals 1 PDH. Some states and certifying bodies require pre-approval of professional development hours and documentation requirements also vary, so be sure to check with your appropriate agency. You are responsible for maintaining the documentation for your PDHs. You can request a certificate of completion after you attend any of the webinars to keep for your records. 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

A Practical Guide to Sustainable Asphalt Pavements Part 3: Procuring and Evaluating Sustainability
Date: Friday, August 9, 12:00–1:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Steve Muench, Tom and Marilyn Draeger / The Beavers Charitable Trust Professor, University of Washington and Adam Hand, Associate Professor, University of Nevada Reno

Sustainability does not fit well with normal procurement practices, and there is little national or international guidance on how best to integrate sustainability into procurement. This webinar provides high level guidance on various contractual tools that can be used by pavement owners to require or incentivize sustainability. The webinar will also review the applicability of sustainability rating systems, such as LEED and Greenroads, in evaluating sustainability for pavement construction projects. This is the third episode of a 4-part webinar series that accompanies NAPA’s publication series, Sustainable Asphalt Pavements, A Practical Guide.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify methods to include sustainability in the procurement process.
  • Understand how various project delivery methods can influence sustainability outcomes.
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of sustainability rating systems in evaluating the sustainability of pavements.


Registration: FREE
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Professional Development Hours (PDHs):
Attendees will receive 1.5 hours of professional development for participating in this webinar.

Work Zone Safety: Traffic Control Plans and Intrusion Prevention
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Bruce Drewes, Owner, 3T Group and Kelly Kanaras, Director of Awards & Marketing, NAPA

Road construction work zones are inherently dangerous places. Occupational injuries and fatalities within a work zone often occur from two causes: internal construction vehicle traffic or external third-party vehicular intrusions. Learn about best practices associated with keeping safe in the work zone. Training will include review of NAPA’s online internal traffic control training modules and is targeted toward equipment operators, truck drivers, and ground laborers involved with all aspects of road construction.

Key Takeaways:

  • Receive the latest training on protecting individuals in the work zone.
  • Recognize what some companies are implementing to reduce third-party work zone intrusions.
  • Understand what is required for maintaining and documenting potential work zone hazards.
  • Identify tools used to train construction crews on recognizing and documenting potential work zone hazards.


Registration: FREE
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Professional Development Hours (PDHs):
Attendees will receive 1.5 hours of professional development for participating in this webinar.

A Practical Guide to Sustainable Asphalt Pavements Part 4: How to Develop a Sustainability Program
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Steve Muench, Tom and Marilyn Draeger / The Beavers Charitable Trust Professor, University of Washington and Adam Hand, Associate Professor, University of Nevada Reno

Developing a company-specific sustainability program can be a daunting task. Implementing changes that affect a company’s vision or mission, corporate strategy, and overall corporate culture is a significant challenge. Just understanding the applicability of corporate sustainability reporting protocols, such as GRI and SASB, can be difficult. This webinar will help companies understand the steps needed to develop a sustainability program that reflects company priorities and addresses stakeholder expectations. This is the fourth episode of a 4-part webinar series that accompanies NAPA’s publication series, Sustainable Asphalt Pavements, A Practical Guide.

Key Takeaways:

  • Details of what a sustainability program should include.
  • The importance of setting meaningful sustainability goals and measurement of those goals.
  • The role of communication and change management principles in developing and implementing a sustainability program.


Registration: FREE
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Professional Development Hours (PDHs):
Attendees will receive 1.5 hours of professional development for participating in this webinar.

PAST WEBINARS

Back to Basics Series
Best Practices in Paving Series
Business Management
Communication
Engineering
Environment, Health & Safety
Legislative
Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements Series
Safety in the Workplace Series
Sustainability
Sustainability Specialization Series