Mobile Equipment and Internal Work Zone Safety

Target Audience

Public works employees in water/wastewater, utilities, parks, irrigation, or indoor/outdoor municipal work zones, and those who operate/work near mobile equipment.


Topic covered during this course:

  • A recent history of public sector mobile equipment hazards and common accidents
  • Work Zone Perimeters and Barriers
  • Inclines, Surface Conditions, Proximity to Excavations and General Stability
  • Falling Object Protective Structures (FOPS)
  • Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS)
  • Vehicle Restraint Devices and Rider-Passenger Rules
  • General Safety Rules to Protect the Pedestrian Worker
  • Suspended Loads and Rigging
  • Travel on Roads
  • "Trailer-ing"
  • Equipment Inspection and Pre-Job Checklists
  • Unattended Equipment
  • Night Time Security

Credit Hours

0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

0 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)