California Asphalt Pavement Association
Representing the asphalt pavement industry in California since 1953
Safety resources for the asphalt pavement industry in California
Safety is and always will be everyone's No. 1 priority in the asphalt pavement industry in California. CalAPA's Board of Directors and the association's various committees have incorporated safety principles and practices in all of their activities. This page of resources is intended to provide a convenient repository for helpful safety-related information of specific interest to the asphalt pavement industry. Our special thanks to the CalAPA Southern California Paving Contractor Committee for initiating the creation of this page.
NAPA Work Zone Safety Page
Resources for working safe in roadway work zones
The National Asphalt Pavement Association, a CalAPA partner, has copiled a page of resources related to work-zone safety, which can be found HERE.
Watch for Us
PSAs and other resources
This NAPA page includes links to an award-winning Public Service Announcement and other work-zone safety awareness resources. Click HERE to view them.
NEW! Safety checklists
Safety checklists for paving, plant operations
The CalAPA Southern California Paving Contractors' Committee initiated the development and review of these safety checklists as a resource for CalAPA paving crews and plant operators. Special thanks to the Indiana Asphalt Pavement Association, which developed and shared similar tools that formed the basis of these checklists. For more information about the origin and use of these checklists, contact Bill Knopf of CalAPA at (442) 400-9697.
Plant Safety Recommended Best Practices checklist is HERE.
Pre-startup project safety checklist is HERE.
Start-up Work Zone evaluation checklist is HERE.
Daily Production Checklist is HERE.
Completed Project Maintenance Checklist is HERE.
Shutdown safety checklist is HERE.
NEW! COVID-19 industry updates
Links to CalAPA Member Alerts and other news updates
CalAPA "Member Alert" April 29, 2020 is HERE.
CalAPA "Member Alert" April 17, 2020 is HERE.
CalAPA "Member Alert" April 8, 2020 is HERE.
CalAPA "Member Alert" April 2, 2020 is HERE.
CalAPA "Member Alert" March 31, 2020 is HERE.
CalAPA "Member Alert" March 27, 2020 is HERE.
CalAPA "Member Alert" March 24, 2020 is HERE.
CalAPA "Member Alert" March 23, 2020 is HERE.
CalAPA "Member Alert" March 20, 2020 is HERE.
CalCalAPA "Member Alert" March 18, 2020 is HERE.
NEW! COVID-19 resources
Links to COVID-19 resources of interest to the asphalt pavement industry in California are below:
National Asphalt Pavement Association COVID-19 page is HERE.
California Department of Industrial Relations COVID-19 page is HERE.
California Department of Public Health COVID-19 page is HERE.
NEW! Emergency Response issue of CalAPA magazine
Spring 2020 issue of CalAPA 'California Asphalt' magazine
The Spring 2020 issue of CalAPA's official magazine, "California Asphalt," is a special "Emergency Response" theme, including articles on crisis communications, tele-working, remote meetings and more. View the issue HERE.
NEW! COVID-19 news roundups
California Asphalt Insider newsletter COVID-19 coverage
Since March 16, the CalAPA weekly newsletter has carried roundups of COVID-19 related news impacting the asphalt pavement industry in California. To view an archive of past issues of the newsletter, click HERE.