On April 3, 2000, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Highway Administration announced a program styled "Stay Alert" to increase public awareness and stem injuries and fatalities in highway and street work zones. More than 100 deaths and a significant percentage of the 37,000 nonfatal injuries in work zones each year involve highway workers. During inspections, OSHA will highly scrutinize a highway contractor's commitment to work zone safety and compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act. When a worker is injured or killed in a work zone, OSHA will conduct a swift investigation and may impose significant monetary and possible criminal penalties.

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    American Road & Transportation Builders Association

    ARTBA Building, 1219 28th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20007-3389
  • Authors:
    • Carver, V S
  • Publication Date: 2000-7


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 21
  • Serial:
    • Transportation Builder
    • Volume: 12
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
    • ISSN: 1043-4054

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00798526
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 2000 12:00AM