Common Hazards

Mobile equipment accidents are generally of the same sort.

  • Struck by equipment or caught between it & another object.
  • Slips & falls while getting on or off.
  • Performing maintenance work on equipment.
  • Poor weather

Other hazards are:

  • vehicle emissions
  • personnel in danger zone
  • overhead & underground power lines
  • loss of equipment control
  • noise, vibration, poor ergonomics