Work-Zone Safety Equipment

The Oregon DOT (ODOT) has begun deploying new automated flagging technology—automated flaggers—that takes work-zone flaggers out of the line of…
August 01, 2019
Worker protection from respirable silica difficult even with controls, says study
Worker protection from respirable silica difficult even with controls, says study
A study conducted by researchers at the Department of Health at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell has concluded that dangerous levels of…
February 07, 2019
RoadQuake TPRS deployed in work zones reduce crashes and save lives
RoadQuake TPRS deployed in work zones reduce crashes and save lives
On February 8, 2017, KTVN TV reported a fatal work-zone crash: “…a 2006 black Freightliner semi was traveling southbound where it was approaching…
August 31, 2018
Beginning this year, work zones in the state of Virginia will have rumble strips, a safety tool that will be used to capture the attention of drivers…
April 12, 2018
In a new study funded by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, researchers at the University of Minnesota investigated the potential advantages…
October 18, 2017
Flagging operations are a critical part of construction and maintenance activities on our highways. Flagging personnel are trained to effectively and…
September 07, 2017
Last October, Shelly & Sands, a prime highway contractor, installed RoadQuake 2F Temporary Portable Rumble Strip (TPRS) arrays in two Ohio work…
August 25, 2017
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Roadway construction already is a dangerous working environment with over 700 fatalities annually in work zones alone. With connected and automated…
June 12, 2017
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