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New standards being proposed by OSHA for road signs, signals and barricades have the potential to improve worker safety in traffic zones, says the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). But the group has some reservations.
A roadway maintenance firm in Virginia, a road and bridge contractor in North Carolina and the New Jersey Department of Transportation offer three perspectives on comprehensive safety programs that protect motorists and workers.
Road construction workers face life-threatening hazards from inside and outside the "hot zone." To help reduce fatalities, companies should take steps to guard their employees from moving equipment and traffic.