Bridge, Road, and Highway Construction

Common Road Construction Hazards

Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.


Cold Weather

When Old Man Winter arrives, anyone working on a construction site needs their hands and body warmed with balaclavas, insulated gloves, and garments.

Two Tone Value Bomber Jacket ANSI 107 Class 3 Fluorescent Lime / Black Quilted Rain Jacket with...

Polyester Fleece Lined Balaclava Black with Reflective Binding One size fits all

MCR Safety Insulated Mechanics Gloves 200 gram Thinsulate™ lining MAXGrid™ material palm Inner...

Double Insulated rip stop Polyester/PU material ANSI Type R Class 3, CSA Z96 Class 2 Level 2 Zip...

Crush and Impact

Demolition operations are part of the revising process when refurbishing bridges and roads. So it makes sense to keep the back-of-hand protected when picking up and moving all the loose debris.

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Predator® Mechanics Work Gloves Textured PVC coated synthetic palm High Visibility Spandex...

ForceFlex™ Mechanics Work Gloves Shadow Grass® Blades® Pattern Camo Gloves Breathable Back, Palm...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® ForceFlex® Mechanics Work Gloves  Cut Resistant Kevlar® Lining TPR on Back...

MCR Safety® ForceFlex® Mechanics Gloves D3O® Back of Hand and Padded Palm Two-way Spandex...

Falling Objects

Every construction site requires steel toe boots, as there is always the possibility that tools, items, or material may fall onto a worker’s feet.

6 Inch Black PVC Boots with Lace-Up Strings Steel Toe and Steel Shank Cleated Sole, Polyester Liner

16 Inch Black PVC Work Boots Steel Toe with Cleated Sole Polyester Interior Lining Over the Sock...

16 Inch White PVC Boots Steel Toe with Cleated Sole Polyester Liner

15 Inch Black PVC Work Boots Steel Toe with Cleated Sole Polyester Interior Lining Over the Sock...

Harmful Substances

Exposure to toxic substances causes 12% of all injuries in this industry. Whenever a worker is spraying or exposed to chemicals, they should consider wearing chemical-resistant gloves. We've got a vast lineup!

Ninja® Alchemy Cut Work Gloves Cut Resistant and Chemical Resistant TPR Back of Hand Provides...

14 Inch Butyl Rubber Glove 5 mil Smooth Finish Gauntlet Rolled Cuff

PredaStretch™ Work Gloves 18 Gauge Cut Resistant Synthetic Shell Full PVC Nitrile Coating with...

Ninja® Alchemy Work Gloves 15 Gauge Nylon Shell Fully Double Coated with PVC TPR Back of Hand...

Heat

Asphalt absorbs the sun's rays, making conditions hot for those working on the blacktop. To avoid heat-related illnesses, workers should consider wearing moisture-wicking hi-vis clothing that can go a long way in keeping the body cool.

Hi-Visibility Safety Vest ANSI 107 Type R, Class 2 Manufactured with Recycled Materials Zipper...

T-Shirt, Class 2, Short Sleeve, Birds eye mesh, 2" Silver Reflective Stripes, chest pocket, lime

Hi-Visibility Recycled Safety Vest ANSI 107 Type R, Class 2 Manufactured with Recycled...

Boonie Hat, High-Vis orange mesh, solid brim,2" Lime/Silver reflective stripe, neck strap L/XL

Heavy Objects

When lifting and carrying heavy items such as equipment and materials, it helps to have some extra padding in the palm of a pair of protective work gloves.

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge HyperMax™ Shell Gripping Latex...

MCR Safety Mechanics Gloves Goatskin leather padded palm Nylon Spandex Back Adjustable Wrist Closure

Predator® Mechanics Work Gloves Impact Resistant Gloves Premium Honey Gold Goatskin D3O® Foam...

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MCR Safety Mechanics Gloves with TaskFit Design  Military 499 Tan Synthetic Leather Palm Nylon...

Hot Objects

The industry ranks 5th for thermal burns. Bitumen burns are common for workers, as it is heated to 232°C for spray applications and only slightly lower temperatures for road paving.

Predator® Insulated Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Impact Resistant Work Gloves Tire Tread TPR on...

Predator® Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Cut Resistant Work Gloves Tire Tread TPR on Back,...

Leather Drivers Cut Resistant Work Gloves Grain Goatskin Leather with DuPont® Kevlar™...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® Modacrylic / Kevlar® Fibers  Cut Resistant Sleeves with Thumbslot 9 Inches in...

Impaired Vision

Flying asphalt and broken rock from jackhammers are all over in road construction. Keeping eyes protected with safety glasses is a must. A face shield is also necessary to protect one's eyes and face when cutting or grinding.

Memphis Series Mossy Oak® Camo Safety Glasses Gray Lenses UV-AF® Anti-Fog Coating Wrap Around...

Memphis Series Black Safety Glasses with Clear Lenses MAX6® Anti-Fog Coating Wrap Around Lens Design

Memphis Series Black Safety Glasses with Gray G14 Lenses Wrap Around Lens Design

"XO Skeleton" Headgear Clear 1 Piece Molded Face Shield MAX6® Premium Anti-Fog Coating

Inclement Weather

Working in the rain is no fun. Workers turn to MCR Safety’s hi-vis rainwear, bomber jackets, and raincoats to keep them dry.

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Double Insulated rip stop Polyester/PU material, ANSI Class 3, CSA Z96 Class 2, Level 2,...

Luminator™, 2-in-1 Bomber jacket with removable zip out fleece liner, PU/Cotton Polyester...

Luminator™ Hi-Vis Rainwear ANSI 107 Type R, Class 3 .38mm PVC Polyester PVC 3 Piece Suit Silver...

Luminator™ Hi-Visibility Rainwear .40mm PU / Cotton Poly Blend Stretch Fabric ANSI 107 Type R...

Material Handling

Have you seen the number of materials stacked up next to a road under construction? Abrasion injuries are common across this industry as someone has to move and place all those materials in the appropriate spot. This task requires hand protection.

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge Lime HyperMax™ Shell 10 Gauge...

Predator® Mechanics Gloves Impact Resistant Work Gloves Cut Resistant Kevlar® Steel Shell Tire...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 15 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

MCR Safety UltraTech® Mechanics Gloves CutPro® UltraTech® 13 Gauge Lime HyperMax™ Shell Orange...

Overall Visibility

Anyone working close to a federally funded highway must wear Class 2 or Class 3 hi-vis clothing. Flaggers, the workers who control traffic and signaling others to drive, must wear reflective clothing, as must anyone operating near mobile construction equipment. We have an entire product line workers can choose from, including safety vests, hi-vis shirts, and hi-vis jackets.

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Economy Safety Vest ANSI Class 2 and CSA Z96 Class 2 Compliant 4 Inch Orange / Silver Stripes,...

Luminator™ Hi-Visibility Rain Pants Breathable Polyester PU fabric ANSI 107 Class E Elastic Waist...

T-Shirt, Class 2, Short Sleeve, Birds eye mesh, 2" Silver Reflective Stripes, chest pocket, orange

Hi-Visibility Safety Vest ANSI 107 Type R, Class 2 Surveyor Style with 9 Pockets Sturdy Metal...

Puncture

Splinters, small metal chips, and burrs are found all over road construction sites. Sharp pointed metal can rip through low puncture-rated gloves! Workers should wear higher puncture-rated gloves to protect their hands.

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 10 Gauge Dyneema® Diamond Technology / Steel Shell Cut Resistant Work...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

Predator Mechanics Work Gloves Impact Resistant Gloves Synthetic Leather Palm, MAXGrid Palm and...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 18 Gauge Hypermax™ Shell Cut, Abrasion and Puncture Resistant Work...

Sharp Objects

Many road workers come across jagged rebar and other sharp objects on the job.  Over 18% of all hand injuries are from cuts and lacerations. Construction workers come into constant contact with rough, sharp, and jagged surfaces.

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Leather Drivers Work Gloves Premium Grain Goatskin  Lined with DSM Dyneema® Diamond...

Predator® Mechanics Gloves Goatskin Leather Drivers Work Gloves Tire Tread TPR on Back, Fingers,...

Predator® Insulated Mechanics Gloves Hi-Visibility Impact Resistant Work Gloves Cut Resistant...

MCR Safety Cut Pro® 7 Gauge DuPont™ Orange Kevlar® Cut Resistant Sleeves with Elbow Gusset 14...

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