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Avoiding Backover Injuries

When a worker is standing, kneeling or walking behind a vehicle and is struck when the vehicle backs up, this is a backover injury. These backover injuries are far too common and are very preventable. In 2011, there were over 70 deadly backover incidents, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These accidents happen for a variety of reasons and in a broad range of situations. Here are some best practices for avoiding these issues. Read more