SAFETY TIP TUESDAY- NCESD

Provided by the North Central ESD Workers Compensation Trust

SPRING BRINGS INCREASED ROAD CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

Did You Know?

« 100 workers are killed and 20,000 are injured in work zones every year in the U.S.

« A fatality occurs every 15 hours in a work zone

« A crash occurs once every 14 minutes in a work zone in the U.S.

« 85 - 90% of the people killed in work zone collisions are motorists & their passengers

« 10 – 15% of work zone fatalities are workers & other non-motorized users such as pedestrians & bicyclists

« The top three work zone accidents are:

  • Rear-end collision with another vehicle (30%)
  • Striking a fixed object
  • Sideswiping

« The two major causes of work zone crashes are speeding & inattention.

Protect Yourself & Everyone Else In The Work Zone!

NATIONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS WEEK

March 23-27, 2015

North Central ESD Workers' Compensation Trust

Providing Risk Management Services to Reduce On-The-Job Injuries