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Jan 16, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Highway Work Zones

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/highwayworkzones

Workers in highway construction work zones are exposed to risk of injury from the movement of construction vehicles and equipment within the work zones, as well as from passing motor vehicle traffic.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2008
Highway Work Zones and Signs, Signals, and Barricades

http://www.osha.gov/doc/highway_workzones/index.html

Highway, road, street, bridge, tunnel, utility, and other workers for the highway infrastructure are exposed to hazards from outside and inside the work zone.

Source: OSHA

Apr 01, 2003
Work Zone Safety

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/Pages/workzonesafety.aspx

The work zone safety program is aimed at reducing the number of injury and fatal traffic crashes that occur in highway work zones in Oregon.

Source: ODOT