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Roadway construction zones have a high rate of accidents

When most people think of what types of jobs involve the highest risk for workplace accidents, they probably think of jobs that involve construction and the use of heavy machinery, and rightfully so. These types of jobs do indeed come with an increased risk of potential workplace accidents and resulting worker injuries. Roadside construction zones, according to a recent report, have a very high rate of accidents.

According to the report, in Ohio last year there were 4,600 motor vehicle accidents in construction zones. Not only does this put drivers and their passengers in danger, but it also places roadside construction workers at a higher risk of being injured in the aftermath of such a car accident. These construction workers are oftentimes only protected by the placement of reflective barrels to mark off the construction zone or, in the best-case scenarios, by concrete barriers. Nevertheless, the danger of being hurt by a car accident that takes place nearby is very real for these construction workers.

In fact, there are usually a couple of news reports each year about construction workers who are struck and killed in roadside construction zones. So, not only do these workers need to worry about injuries, they also need to be aware of the potential for a life-threatening workplace accident occurring.

Workers in Ohio, including roadside construction workers, may be able to receive workers' compensation benefits if they are injured on the job. Injured workers will likely need to get more information about their own unique incident and potential to qualify for workers' compensation benefits.

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