The construction industry is known for being hazardous. When construction workers are required to work on sites near a roadway, those hazards are amplified. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), around 20,000 construction workers suffer injuries each year while working on roadside construction sites. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that around 100 construction workers die each year in accidents.
Roadside construction work does have some inherent dangers, but there are some things you can do to reduce the chances of an accident or injury. Some safety tips