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Prevention of Vehicle and Mobile Equipment-related Injury

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-119
cover of 2011-119

Highway and street construction workers (sic 1611) and other workers on highway construction sites are at risk of death or serious injury when working near passing motorists, construction vehicles, and equipment. From 1992-2000, 910 worker fatalities occurred in work zones; 91% (n=826) were vehicle- or equipment-related.