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National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW)

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season encourages safe driving through highway work zones. The key message is for drivers to use extra caution in work zones. NWZAW will be held April 11-15, 2022. NWZAW highlights the deadly dangers of inattention at highway work areas. Make plans now for the weeklong commemoration including:

Work Zone Safety Training Day - April 11

National kickoff event - April 12

Go Orange Day - April 13

Social media storm - April 14

Moment of Silence - April 15

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The 3rd Annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents is taking place in coordination with National Work Zone Awareness Week. The NORA Construction Sector Council Struck-by Work Group will host several webinars spread across that week, with registration information coming soon:

April 11, 2022 at 1 PM EDT – Preventing Struck-by Incidents in Roadway Work Zones

April 13, 2022 at 2 PM EDT – What’s the risk? Best Practices to reduce the likelihood of struck-by injuries from heavy equipment and crane activities

April 14, 2022 at 2 PM EDT – Preventing Struck-by Incidents from Dropped Tools & Other Objects

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