Derick Plowden is a Technical Editor for Workplace Safety at J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. He writes for the HazSafety Training Advisor monthly newsletter, responds to customer questions, and contributes content for several publications.
Construction work zones are dangerous. Every day, workers who step foot on highways and roads risk danger from vehicle traffic and heavy equipment. Completing work is important, but when safety takes a back seat to production schedules, the result can be deadly.