Injury prevention

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Guide examines safety of work zone plans

Washington — The National Cooperative Highway Research Program has released a guidebook that “provides practitioners who develop phasing and staging plans for temporary traffic control through work zones with guidance to evaluate the safety impacts of their plan decisions.”
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Preventing backover incidents

With federal regulations no longer on the horizon, workers need to know how to stay safe around backing vehicles
Despite advances in technology, injuries and deaths from backing vehicles continue to occur. With federal regulation no longer on the horizon, experts say employers need to implement best practices to keep workers safe.
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Avoiding parking lot perils

Safety in lots, garages takes a collaborative effort
“Parking lots are an afterthought to a lot of people,” one National Safety Council expert says. They also are part of an employer’s premises for OSHA injury-recording purposes.
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