Earthmoving equipment - Use of vandal-proof covers: A health and safety solution

How to safely use vandal proof covers on earthmoving equipment.


What it contains

This document advises how workplaces can prevent earthmovers from rolling over by ensuring operators remove vandal-proof covers before using equipment. It outlines:

  • how failing to remove a vandal-proof cover can cause equipment to roll over
  • how vandal-proof covers can block an operator’s access to the earthmover’s emergency exit
  • how employers can remind operators to remove vandal-proof covers