Safety articles on Heavy Equipment

Moffett brand forklift, painted red, not in operation
Heavy Equipment

Keeping Pedestrians Safe When Forklifts are in the Area

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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Construction Supervisor with Clipboard, Heavy Equipment in Background
Heavy Equipment

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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Forklift Incident in Warehouse, Worker Injured
Heavy 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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Overhead Crane in Industrial Environment
Heavy 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 Site
Heavy 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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A skid-steer loader in operation at a job site.
Heavy Equipment

Skid-Steer Loader and Heavy Equipment Safety on the Job Site

If safety precautions are not followed, workers who operate or work near skid-steer loaders are in danger of crushed-by, caught-in, rollover, and runover risks.

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Truck Hauling Excavator Down City Street
Heavy Equipment

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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Automated Guided Vehicle performing work in a warehouse similar to a forklift.
Heavy Equipment

Industrial Workplace Safety for Automated Guided Vehicles

Automated Guided Vehicles, commonly known as AGVs, may be generally safer than manual forklifts, but safety precautions and worker safety are still critical.

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Forklift Inspection
Heavy 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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