Yesterday we looked at ways to ensure that your equipment is operating properly and safely in colder temperatures and messier winter conditions. Today let’s look at some adjustments operators may want to make to enhance safety while they operate forklifts and other heavy equipment this winter season.
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If you’re in a cold climate, you probably invest resources and effort into preparing your fleet for winter. But do you give the same attention to heavy equipment in your workplace? Here’s how you can ensure that heavy equipment in your workplace is ready for and operates smoothly and safely throughout the season.
Bulldozers, front-end loaders, haul trucks, and other large mobile equipment at surface mines have been involved in the deaths of 61 miners since 2007. Unfortunately, an argument can be made that conditions that cause these fatalities are not improving with time. For example, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) notes that in 2017, nearly […]