When working with large, heavy equipment, workers, forepersons, and supervisors alike need to know how to stay safe on the job including knowing how to be aware of the job site around you while you work can minimize your risk for serious caught-between hazards. So if your road construction or construction job uses backhoes, rollers, or other similar machinery, Working Around Mobile Equipment Awareness for Construction covers the mobile equipment safety topics needed to keep you safe.
This brief introductory course teaches participants how to be safe when working with both mobile and stable machinery. To accomplish this, it provides an overview of the following topics:
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations
Types of mobile equipment, including backhoes, trenchers, cranes, rollers, hi-lifts, and scrapers
General safety rules
Personal responsibility for safety as a machine operator and/or bystanderdescriptionoutlineBenefits