NIOSH: Preventing Injuries When Working with Ride-On Roller/Compactors

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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Summary Statement

Provides statistics on fatalities and injuries on rollers and compactors, discusses two case studies and recommends that there be wider use of rollover protective structures (ROPS) and seat belts, training, safety plans and safe work practices, and use of personal protective equipment.
Oct. 2004