ScrapTV: Safety

Safety around mobile equipment requires attention to what’s inside the cab—a properly trained operator, wearing a seat belt, free of distractions—and what’s outside, such as blind spots, hazards, and proper maintenance. Tony Smith, an ISRI safety outreach director, reviews those points and more to help recyclers protect their workers and visitors around wheel loaders, forklifts, material handlers, and other mobile equipment in the scrapyard.