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Work Zone Safety Awareness Training and Resources
By Cal Beyer and Rob Carrington, Lakeside Industries

Work zone safety and liability management is a daily exposure for heavy/highway contractors.  Work zone safety can be enhanced through proactive pre-planning, employee training, aggressive hazard identification and control processes, and proper selection of traffic control protections. In April of 2014, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) published the results of an alarming survey on work zone safety. The survey found that of out 400 contractors nationally, 45% reported that vehicles had crashed into their work zones.  Read full article.  (Reprinted with permission, this article first appeared in Talking Heavy, a quarterly e-newsletter produced by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). www.cfma.org).

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