From building roads to long-shoring operations, construction workers often rely on heavy equipment on the job site. OSHA 29 CFR 1926, Subpart O for Motor Vehicles and Mechanized Equipment, and Marine Operations addresses the dangers posed by these vehicles and machines to ensure that employees stay safe on the job when motorized equipment is required. The Subpart O: Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment course from OSHA Education School explains safe work practices and regulations for motorized and heavy equipment used in construction and marine operations to help reduce risk and minimize injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.
During the Subpart O: Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment course students will learn more about how to stay safe on construction or marine job sites in the presence of vehicles and heavy machinery. Course topics include:
General safety requirements for construction and marine worksites
Common equipment, including earthmoving, pile driving, and site clearing equipment, sonic guided grading systems, Jacob’s ladders, and boom hoist cables
The health dangers associated with dust, including pneumoconiosis
Safety equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE) and rollover protective structures (ROPS)
The role of an OSHA Qualified Person
Course participants will also have access to definitions for key terms and case studies to reinforce learning.descriptionoutlineBenefits