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Caltrans: Analyzing Accident Data to Improve Worker Safety

Caltrans Preliminary Investigation: Analyzing Accident Data
Client: California Department of Transportation - Division of Research, Innovation, and System Information (DRISI)
Audience: Caltrans managers and staff, partners, stakeholders, other state DOTs

CTC prepared this report for Caltrans to help inform the department’s efforts to analyze safety risks to highway maintenance workers using accident and incident data. The department’s goal is to use this analysis to develop best practices for implementing worker safety features. CTC analyzed a sample of data and developed a template for future data analysis efforts.