Working Around Mining Equipment

SKU: C-554

Training your employees about pre-operationsl equipment checks, seat belts, equipment blind spots, and communication when working with mining equipment.
Training Time: 39 Minutes


Working around mobile and stationary equipment can expose miners and others on-site to a range of physical and environmental hazards. This course discusses pre-operational equipment checks, seat belt use, equipment blind spots, and communication methods. It also illustrates hazards of working around highwalls, piles, conveyors, and other mining equipment.

Topics Covered:

  • State why wearing seat belts is important
  • Describe ways to improve visibility
  • List common workplace communication methods
  • List the steps in a pre-operational check
  • Identify best practices for operating mobile equipment
  • Identify procedures for safely working around highwalls and piles
  • Identify best practices for refueling and parking mobile equipment
  • Identify best practices for working around stationary equipment
  • State the purpose of equipment guarding
  • State the purpose of an emergency stop cord
  • Identify best practices for avoiding ejected material hazards
  • Identify best practices for avoiding airborne dust hazards

Based on:

  • 30 CFR Part 46.5.b.4

39 Minutes (24 min. video + 15 min. test)

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