Heavy Equipment

Forklift Incident in Warehouse, Worker InjuredHeavy Equipment

How To Keep Pedestrians Safe When Operating a Forklift

Great safety tips that will help workers recognize the hazards that may exist when forklifts are used in the same work environment that has foot traffic.

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Why It's Important to Keep Heavy Equipment Maintained

Heavy equipment is needed on every construction site. Keeping heavy equipment in good working condition can often prevent serious or even fatal incidents.

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Safety Guidelines When Working with Heavy Equipment

There are many safety guidelines that go along with the challenges of working with heavy equipment, as moving machinery can cause serious bodily harm.

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Pallet Jacks: How to Make Swift Work of Heavy Loads Safely

Pallet jacks are essential in many manufacturing and distribution work environments, but all team members need to understand how to work with them safely.

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Crane Lifting Heavy LoadHeavy Equipment

Working With Large Cranes Requires Specialized Training

Crane operators, workers rigging the load, and those guiding or working as a spotter must all be specially trained in their specific duties and tasks.

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5 Safety Tips to Remember When Hauling Heavy Equipment

Ensure safety, even when on the road. When it's time for hauling your heavy equipment keep these tips in mind to ensure safety first.

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Forklift InspectionHeavy Equipment

Forklifts: When to Check and Inspect

Find out exactly what OSHA standards require when it comes to forklift inspections, and download a free forklift inspection checklist you can use today.

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How to Keep Pedestrians Safety While Operating a Forklift

For any company with forklifts in operation, it is imperative that pedestrian safety be a top concern when foot traffic is in the same area as the forklifts.

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Forklift Fell Off Loading DockHeavy Equipment

Forklift Safety on the Job Has to Start with Safety Training

Powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts or lift trucks, are used in many industries, primarily to move materials. They can also be used to raise, lower, or remove large objects or smaller objects on pallets, in crates or other containers.

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Industrial Trash CompactorHeavy Equipment

Safety Awareness for Industrial Trash Compactor Hazards

Workers who load or work near open top trash compactors need to be aware of the unique hazards of these large machines, essential for many companies.

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Overhead Crane in Industrial EnvironmentHeavy Equipment

Unique Safety Hazards of Overhead and Gantry Cranes

Overhead cranes are essential in many manufacturing, maintenance and industrial work environments when efficiency is required for moving heavy loads.

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Loader and Dump Truck on Construction SiteHeavy Equipment

Heavy Equipment Operators Benefit From Safety Meetings

Construction workers should remember that working around heavy equipment, like dump trucks, puts them at risk for struck-by, caught-in, and other hazards.

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