Best Practices in Mobile Equipment Accident Prevention [1121]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: B230

   Carmen Shafer, EHS Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Secondary Track: Industrial Safety
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels


Deaths relating to mobile or heavy equipment continue to plague U.S. workplaces. More than 100 deaths a year and more than 90,000 injuries are linked to material handling equipment. Mobile equipment accounts for more than 13 percent of all workplace fatalities. This presentation reviews best practices in mobile equipment injury prevention applicable to all industries and workplaces. The presenter shares a risk assessment tool tailored to mobile equipment with participants and the hierarchy of controls applied.

Learning Objectives:
Describe how to use risk assessment tools to evaluate their workplaces for mobile equipment and pedestrian safety
Identify best practices in mobile equipment accident prevention to their workplaces
Explain the hierarchy of controls to preventing mobile equipment accidents in the workplace

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Mobile Equipment Safety Session 1121

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