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

How to safely use vandal proof covers on earthmoving equipment.

Published: 01 Feb 2009
File type: PDF
File size: 619.78 kB
Length: 1 page
Reading level: Easy

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