Roadside work and activities expose workers to hazards not experienced in the “standard” workplace, such as traffic hazards, biological hazards, airborne pathogens, toxic waste, drug paraphernalia, potential for violence, and crime scenes.  Attendees will learn how to recognize these hazards and what precautions and actions to take when encountering them on the roadside.

Who Should Attend

  • Maintenance Supervisors and Engineers
  • Members of maintenance and construction crews
  • Anyone responsible for managing volunteer and non-volunteer roadside litter control activities


Scott Alquist is a 32 year safety professional specializing in construction safety, general industry safety and hazardous materials. Scott has completed the National Highway Institute “Train the Trainer” program and is an OSHA authorized instructor. Currently, he is the Program Manager for Truckee Meadows Community College’s Safety Center.


  • April 11 – Elko: 8:30am-2:30pm, Great Basin College, 1500 College Parkway, room MCML 222


Cost is $30. Our Registration Form can be completed online, printed and submitted via email or fax.

Road Scholar

This class is an elective course in the Road Scholar program.

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