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and Warning Devices
Safety planning calls for first
things first. The first step in
construction is the planning of traffic flow through or around the work areas.
Many sources of injuries involving the public and the workers during
Highway Construction are:
and other warning devices will reduce the chances of such accidents.
Barricades are usually of two types, the fence type and the horse type.
The fence type barricade is recommended for use as a roadblock and around
heavy equipment. The horse type is
used for all other purposes.
should be properly striped for visibility.
It is recommended that stripes be six inches wide and inclined at an
angle of 45 degrees from the horizontal. Equip
barricades with lights for night visibility. Signs
should conform in shape, size and color to the recommended specifications.
Signs should be used freely to designate work operations, approach to the
operation, warnings, speed limits, etc.
are important in controlling the safe flow of traffic.
Flagpersons should place themselves where they will be visible to
oncoming traffic for at least 500 feet. They
must be visible to traffic at all times. High
visibility vests should be worn by all flagpersons.
They should stand on the shoulder opposite the roadblock or in the
blocked lane, never in the traffic lane, and should face traffic at all times.
Flagpersons should use their traffic control devices correctly and not
Barricades, Signs and Lights are important to the safety of the traveling public
through the jobsite. Never move a
barricade unless necessary and remember to replace it when finished with your
work. If you see a problem with a barricade, light or sign, fix it
or report it to your supervisor.
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