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Balfour Beatty supports road worker safety campaign

Road workers from Balfour Beatty are supporting a Highways Agency campaign to raise awareness of the dangers they face maintaining the strategic road network.

New figures this year show that 13 road workers lost their lives in the course of their duties over the past decade.

Road workers operate just metres away from fast moving traffic carrying out tasks such as carriageway surfacing, litter collection, drain inspection, clearing up after accidents and line painting.

The Highways Agency campaign features compelling footage showing the risks faced by road workers through the personal stories of workers who narrowly escaped serious injury when inattentive drivers did not slow down.

Read the full article at highwaysmagazine.co.uk