Safety articles on Heavy Equipment

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 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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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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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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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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Excavator
Heavy Equipment

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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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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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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Forklift loaded with boxes slowly moving up a ramp to load a truck.
Heavy Equipment

Forklift Safety on the Job Starts With Operator Safety Training

Although forklifts (powered industrial trucks) make work more efficient, they can pose serious hazards to those operating or working near them.

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