On average, each year, about 7 workers die as a result of accidents involving vehicles or mobile plant on construction sites. A further 93 are seriously injured. (Source: HSE)
The majority of transport accidents result from the inadequate separation of pedestrians and vehicles.
Although everyone on site needs to behave in a safe and responsible way, it is the employer who must ensure that proper arrangements for supervision are laid out and safety procedures are in place and followed.
All Safety Barriers from Oaklands Plastics are easy to handle and easy to install
Oaklands barrier systems are specifically designed to maximise pedestrian safety in a range of locations and contexts. This includes; safety from roadworks, hazards and excavation pits. Barriers in bright colours with reflective panels ensure they are visible to pedestrians and vehicles at all times.
Rota-Barrier integrated water filled or sand filled Road Barrier Systems from Oaklands Plastics are the ideal way to redirect and separate traffic flows. Whether the requirement is to redirect, separate or delineate traffic, protect pedestrians from moving vehicles or provide a high visibility presence, these barriers will provide you with many years of service and protection.