While fleet safety focuses on over-the-road vehicle and driver safety, there are many other types of vehicles that your employees may use on a daily basis. These vehicles have a separate set of safety requirements and may include:

  • ATVs
  • Backhoes
  • Combines
  • Cotton pickers
  • Cranes
  • Forklifts
  • Golf carts
  • RoGator® sprayers
  • Skid loaders
  • TerraGator® sprayers
  • Tractors

With proper safety training and procedures in place, you may be able to prevent accidents from happening in the first place.

Nationwide risk management consultants can provide you and your driving staff with mobile equipment safety training, specifically addressing:

  • Hazard identification (obstacles, ditches or holes)
  • Proper load handling procedures for tractors, forklifts and skid loaders
  • Unique driving characteristics of mobile equipment
  • Tie-down techniques for securely transporting mobile equipment

In addition, our mobile equipment training program covers the most common causes of accidents, injuries and claims. This includes road accidents, overturns and damage caused while transporting mobile equipment.

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This information was obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and its employees make no guarantee of results and assume no liability in connection with any suggestions or information contained herein. Furthermore, it cannot be assumed that every acceptable safety method is included in this article or that specific circumstances may not require additional methods or alternative safety suggestions. Also, nothing contained herein is meant to represent or indicate compliance with applicable standards or requirements mandated by federal, state or local jurisdictions.