This month’s SPS Safety Focus is all about Traffic Control.

Did you Know: Every year there are many accidents resulting in injury and damage due to carelessness when backing vehicles. Incidents involving backing vehicles are not uncommon among worker-on-foot fatalities. Backing accidents are preventable.

Work zones on roadways are increasingly dangerous places, both for workers and for those traveling through them. Using barricades and warning devices at job sites directs traffic flow and helps to ensure the safety of motorists and workers.

These garments are required for ALL workers within the right-of-way. Here are some facts about what makes something “hi-viz”: