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Preventing worker injuries and deaths from backing construction vehicles and equipment at roadway construction worksites.
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
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.
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
Numbered Publication; Workplace Solutions
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DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2014-125; M062014
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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