Heavy Equipment Operation


This module will examine the hazards associated with the operation of heavy equipment and the steps required to minimize or eliminate the hazard for safe operation. Topics include examination of the dangers of heavy equipment operations, Safety issues for bulldozers, backhoes, excavators, articulated front end loaders, skid steer loaders, graders, farm tractors, utility vehicles, heavy dump trucks, bucket trucks, snow removal equipment pre-shift inspections, ground based workers, highway work zone safety, trenching and shoring, fire safety, fall protection, jump starting, loading, unloading and transportation, job hazard analysis, and first aid. Participants will gain insights on how to establish practices and procedures that provide a framework for compliance and actions they should incorporate into their day-to-day operations.

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