Wednesday Work Tips

Equipment: Getting On & Off

• Ensure footwear is clear of dirt, oil, grease.

• Remove any mud, grease, snow, ice, etc. from equipment ladders.

• Steps and handrails should be secured.

• Make sure the machine is off and all boom attachments are lowered.

• Face the equipment and maintain three-point contact when climbing up and down.

• Set the brake to prevent equipment from moving.

• Keep work areas clean and free of waste such as scraps, extra materials, and garbage. 

• Check the handholds and steps for mud or other conditions that could make them slippery.

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