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Preventing injuries when working with ride-on roller/compactors.
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. 2005-101, 2004 Oct; :1-4
Workers who operate or work around roller/compactors are at risk of injury from a machine rollover or being struck by the machine or its components. NIOSH recommends that injuries and deaths be prevented through wider use of rollover protective structures (ROPS) and seat belts on roller/compactors, training, establishing and adhering to safety plans and safe work practices, and using appropriate personal protective equipment.
Injury-prevention; Injuries; Traumatic-injuries; Accident-prevention; Accidents; Construction-equipment; Motor-vehicles; Protective-equipment; Personal-protective-equipment; Construction-workers; Road-surfacing; Road-construction
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
NTIS Accession No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-101
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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