Infographic: The Top Five Heavy Equipment Safety Guidelines

A construction site is a dangerous place to work. Between falling objects, heavy equipment malfunction and multiple tasks being performed at once, there are many ways construction workers can get hurt. That’s why construction safety is important. Here are the top five construction site safety tips for heavy equipment operators and other construction workers to abide by.

  • Wear personal protective equipment
  • Follow OSHA rules and regulations
  • Clear job site of hazards
  • Communicate with others
  • Education is key

Learn more details about each of these tips in the below infographic!

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At Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC), you can learn the essentials of heavy equipment operation and safety training, including lattice boom and mobile crane operation. We pride ourselves on providing practical heavy equipment education (especially safety) tailored to your needs as a student.

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Cory AlbanoCory Albano is Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC), a private education and training school specializing in training entry-level heavy equipment and crane operators. Founded in 2006, HEC is proud to offer a wide range of training programs focused around equipment such as wheel loader, backhoe, bulldozer, excavator, mobile crane, and lattice boom crawler crane. Learn more at