Road Builder University

Road Builder University seminars and webinars feature educational hot topics of the transportation industry to provide meaningful information not only to those new to the industry, but also to those who wish to expand their current business. Exchanging valuable insights, background, and information helps the industry overall. Road Builder University allows members to gain this knowledge in a small, classroom-style format or at the comfort of their desks in a convenient webinar format. Both formats allow presenters to engage with their audience and allow for detailed question and answer sessions following the presentation.

Members can register to participate in future seminar and webinar events. All events are listed below, the most recent event appearing on the top of the list. Upcoming events will include links to registration materials and past events will appear with a link to any presentation materials made available and/or an archived webinar video, which may be viewed at any time. Webinar events are made free to IRTBA members to view live or at your convenience in an archived video format, made possible by sponsorship from our webinar host company, Assurance Agency.

Upcoming Seminars & Webinars

Safety Seminar: Train the Trainer
Live, In-Person Training 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - Sessions begin at 8:30 AM

Presentations by Brad Becker (OSHA), Mark Lies (Seyfarth Shaw), David Van Wy (JULIE), Paul Kovacs & Steven Mednis (Illinois Tollway), as well as
Michael A. Valiante (Third Coast Underwriters), Brad Schmitt (Third Coast Underwriters), and Brian Koch (Wiedner & McAuliffe, Ltd.)

This seminar will delve into  numerous, high-level topics in safety, including Silica Exposure & Respiratory Protection, Potential Employer Liability Associated with Workplace Safety, Utility Damage Prevention, Tollway Incident Management, and Workers’ Compensation "Return to Work" Programs. The meeting will also cover incident response procedures and what should happen in cases of incidents and accidents. Members will be educated on who to call in the event there is an accident. Agencies will showcase what a model emergency response plan looks like for a prime. A lessons learned track will enlighten members on some of the positive changes that have come out of cooperation with industry. Members will learn about accident investigation from a safety perspective and from an insurance investigative standpoint. Lunch will be provided.

Attendees for this training should include general superintendents, company management related to safety, foreman, and business owners. 

Registration materials are visible in the right-hand column of this screen, only upon logging in to your IRTBA member web account. 


IRTBA members are reminded that the Board of Directors has enacted a policy concerning guests at IRTBA events. No elected official may attend an IRTBA event without prior approval of the Board of Directors. Agency staff continues to be welcome at events. IRTBA events are for MEMBERS and PRE-APPROVED PROSPECTIVE MEMBER GUESTS ONLY.

Contact: Annmarie Parisi | Membership Coordinator | E: | P: (630) 626-3577

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