ANNUAL CONE ZONE CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY WORKSAFE BC
Brendan Pawliw | My Prince George Now
Road Crews and Construction workers are benefitting the most from the hot, sunny weather here in northern BC.
However, this can also pose a risk as they come in contact with drivers on a daily basis and in most cases, endure some pretty close calls.
WorkSafe BC launched its eight annual Cone Zone campaign today and the timing is perfect with the conditions the way they are.
“Enter the time of the year with the great weather where a whole lot more road construction is taking place and the work on the roadsides is occurring, it really is about communicating to the public about the risks roadside workers face,” says Mark Ordeman, Manager of Industry and Labour Services.
Forty-two percent of all injuries involving cone zone workers is traffic control people while 14% were truck drivers…(Read the full story)