worksite

noun

work·​site ˈwərk-ˌsīt How to pronounce worksite (audio)
variants or work site
plural worksites or work sites
1
: a place where construction, demolition, renovation, or repair work is in progress
The course will make site workers aware of the differences between disaster sites and regular construction or demolition worksitesNorth Country Now (Potsdam, New York)
"We have started to install erosion controls at the worksite off of Oakdale Avenue and crews have completed the installation of one rock entrance to the worksite …," said Energy Transfer spokesperson Joe Massaro.Damon C. Williams
The new, permanent repairs will consist of removing the two existing bridge spans and installing two new ones. … Crews will also replace gravel and rails as well as perform some minor resurfacing at the work site.Christopher Cann
MHBA [=Manitoba Home Builder's Association] renovator members take worksite safety just as seriously.Lanny McInnes
2
: a place (such as an office or factory) where people work : workplace
The … survey covers 131,000 businesses and government agencies which make up 670,000 worksitesNate DiCamillo
… large numbers of employees have only a virtual presence at their worksites.The Victoria (British Columbia) Times Colonist

Examples of worksite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mitty and Bethel watched the dollhouse materialize from the front seat of their living room, cursing each new wall of glass delivered to the worksite, gawking in horror as the cement truck filled the walkway with gray batter. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 29 June 2024 Micron already had a global real estate team establishing global disability accessibility standards for company worksites, but Elroy and the Capable ERG pushed for even more robust accommodations. Paige McGlauflin, Fortune, 31 May 2024 In court filings, those companies argue that they should not be held liable and blame each other for various problems at the worksite. Madeleine O'Neill, Baltimore Sun, 20 June 2024 However, the contract issue remained unresolved, leading the Teamsters to picket the worksite again on Feb. 16. Michael Wells, Kansas City Star, 18 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for worksite 

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of worksite was in 1892

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“Worksite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worksite. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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