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Worker Safety in Highway Work Zones

Construction Equipment Visibility
This page offers detailed diagrams to assist in visualizing the areas around various construction vehicles and equipment that are unable to be seen from the operator's position.

Building Safer Highway Work Zones: Measures to Prevent Worker Injuries from Vehicles and Equipment
NIOSH Publication No. 2001-128
Best practices for preventing worker injuries and fatalities in highway work zones due to motor vehicles and construction equipment. Includes one-page case studies suitable for use in toolbox safety talks or safety management classes. Represents a collaborative effort between NIOSH and work zone safety stakeholders.

NIOSH Update: NIOSH, OSHA, Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health Coalition Ally to Improve Roadway Work Zone Safety
NIOSH Update (November 26, 2003)


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