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NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Highway Work Zones
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.
Highway Work Zones and Signs, Signals, and Barricades
Highway, road, street, bridge, tunnel, utility, and other workers for the highway infrastructure are exposed to hazards from outside and inside the work zone.
Work Zone Safety
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.