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Preventing worker injuries and deaths from backing construction vehicles and equipment at roadway construction worksites.

Authors
Romano-NT; Casini-VJ
Source
Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2014-125, 2014 Jun; :1-4
NIOSHTIC No.
20044436
Abstract
Workers on roadway construction worksites are exposed to possible injury and death from moving construction vehicles and equipment [NIOSH 2001]. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends that specific procedures and controls be in place at roadway construction worksites to help prevent injuries and deaths from backing construction vehicles and equipment.
Keywords
Construction; Construction-equipment; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Road-construction; Road-surfacing; Injury-prevention; Motor-vehicles; Drivers; Environmental-control; Work-environment; Traumatic-injuries; Mortality-data; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Work-practices; Field-of-vision; Equipment-design; Supervisory-personnel; Signal-devices; Warning-devices; Equipment-operators; Surveillance
Publication Date
20140601
Document Type
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
Fiscal Year
2014
NTIS Accession No.
PB2014-106317
NTIS Price
A01
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 2014-125; M062014
NIOSH Division
DSR
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
WV
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