How to prevent backing vehicle injuries at roadway construction sites
NIOSH Workplace Solutions brochure
Moving construction vehicles and equipment pose a significant risk of injury and death to workers on roadway construction worksites – risks that are heightened by poor visibility and day-to-day changes in the layout of the site.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has produced a set of recommendations to help prevent these types of injuries.
Preventing Worker Injuries and Deaths from Backing Construction Vehicles and Equipment at Roadway Construction Worksites provides specific procedures and controls that NIOSH says should be in place at all roadway construction worksites.
Click here to download this Workplace Solutions pdf.