Did you know that the leading cause of fatalities for workers in work zones is being run over or backed over by vehicles? While we often worry about construction workers being killed by motorists, road workers working behind the barriers in the work zone are at equal risk of being killed by construction vehicles due to their large “blind spots.” Each month, at least one worker is killed by being backed over by a construction vehicle, often a dump truck. These deaths are completely preventable. This section is designed to help you prevent more workers from being killed on the job. Let’s stop back over deaths now!
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