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Bucket Truck Inspection Checklists. What should you do...

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Bucket Truck Inspection Checklists. What should you do... Recently SG World USA has noticed a wave of customers inquire about our patented safety checklist solution for bucket trucks. It seems there is little known about what's required when checking bucket trucks and so we thought we'd share the consensus of findings.... The main OSHA Standard appears to be 1910.67 - Vehicle Mounted Elevating & Rotating Work Platform. This states: 1910.67(c)(2)(i) Lift controls shall be tested each day prior to use to determine that such controls are in safe working condition. If the vehicle is being used in the Construction industry,...

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Making Sure Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment is Safe is Harder Than it Looks!

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Making Sure Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment is Safe is Harder Than it Looks!

Making Sure Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment is Safe is Harder Than it Looks! As you go about your day, it’s easy to see if a worker is not wearing their PPE, or if someone is leaning that A-frame ladder up against a wall! And, as a safety professional or supervisor, as you see these things, you will no doubt have a brief safety conversation with the person to correct it and get on with your day… It’s a cornerstone of safety management, and actually some leaders will also stop and reward people who are doing the right thing – great...

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