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WorkSafe Magazine - July/August 2016

Safety Spotlight: Innovative bracket streamlines use of safety cones

Putting cones around a stopped vehicle is a quick and easy way to create space between a worker and passing vehicles. While cone zones are an obvious and necessary safety measure for occupations that work next to traffic all day, such as road construction workers and municipal landscapers, they also help protect workers who stop next to traffic for short periods of time.

Delivery truck drivers need to create a safe work zone when loading and unloading product, but the hassle of digging cones out of the back of a truck for what can be a relatively quick stop can deter some drivers from doing so.

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