As a construction worker, you may encounter heavy equipment at the worksite. You may even operate heavy equipment. The equipment can save a lot of time, but it also introduces many hazards; this type of equipment can cause injuries, and even deaths, at construction worksites.
By following the safety rules for working with or near heavy equipment, you can avoid injuries. You will learn how to recognize and use the appropriate signs, signals, and barricades, the rules for safe operation of mechanized equipment, and the key function of roll-over protective structures. You can be safe when working with or near heavy equipment.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize the safe work practices for working with or near heavy equipment at a construction worksite.