Running from June 24th to 28th, 2024, the “Cones Out?” campaign is a collaborative effort by the Heavy Civil Association of NL, the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Safety Association (NLCSA), the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, and the OHS Division of the Department of Digital Government and Service NL.

The campaign emphasizes 4 critical safety messages, alerting driver when Cones are Out:

Slow Down! – Slowing down in construction zones is crucial to ensuring the safety of both workers and motorists by providing more time to react to changing conditions and hazards.

Move Over! – The zipper merge in construction zones is essential for maintaining traffic flow and reducing congestion by utilizing all available lanes efficiently.

Heads Up! – Being attentive when driving through a construction zone is vital for ensuring the safety of workers, fellow motorists, and oneself by anticipating potential hazards and adhering to signage and speed limits.

Be Respectful! – Being respectful and patient when driving through a construction zone helps maintain a safe environment for workers and motorists alike.

 

Get Involved!
As our industry partner, your participation is key to the success of this campaign. Here’s how you can make a difference:

Promote Awareness: Spread the word about the campaign within your organization and network. Encourage your teams to actively engage and uphold safety practices on the road.

Access Resources: Visit Cones Out? on the NLCSA website for more information about the campaign and to access resources such as toolbox talks, info sheets and more.

Follow and Share: Stay informed and promote our message by following NLCSA and the Heavy Civil Association of NL on social media. Share updates and resources to extend our reach and impact.

 

Together Towards Safer Roadways
The “Cones Out?” Campaign symbolizes our collective commitment to fostering a culture of safety and responsibility on our roadways. When Cones Are Out: Slow Down, Heads Up, Move Over and Be Respectful. By working together and adhering to the principles of we can significantly reduce accidents and protect lives.

For more details and to access campaign resources, please visit the NLCSA website. Let’s drive change and keep our roads safe for everyone.