Monday, December 11, 2017

Heavy Equipment (Construction)

Overview :

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

Learning Outcomes

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.

Audience

This course is intended for all construction employees.

Regulations

OSHA - 29 CFR 1926 Subparts G, O, and W

Approximate Length

30 Minutes

Continuing Education Units

0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method

Online


Features

This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Credits.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.