Subpart O: Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment For Construction

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Subpart O Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment For Construction Course

Subpart O: Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment For Construction

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 1 Hours 15 Minutes
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

From building roads to long-shoring operations, construction workers often rely on heavy equipment on the job site. OSHA 29 CFR 1926, Subpart O for Motor Vehicles and Mechanized Equipment, and Marine Operations addresses the dangers posed by these vehicles and machines to ensure that employees stay safe on the job when motorized equipment is required. The Subpart O: Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment course from Exceed Safety explains safe work practices and regulations for motorized and heavy equipment used in construction and marine operations to help reduce risk and minimize injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

During the Subpart O: Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment course students will learn more about how to stay safe on construction or marine job sites in the presence of vehicles and heavy machinery. Course topics include:

  • General safety requirements for construction and marine worksites
  • Common equipment, including earthmoving, pile driving, and site clearing equipment, sonic guided grading systems, Jacob’s ladders, and boom hoist cables
  • The health dangers associated with dust, including pneumoconiosis
  • Dust control
  • Fugitive dust
  • Safety equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE) and rollover protective structures (ROPS)
  • The role of an OSHA Qualified Person

Course participants will also have access to definitions for key terms and case studies to reinforce learning.

Who is this Course for?

This intermediate-level online course is intended for all individuals assigned to construction and/or marine job sites, including workers, supervisors, and managers.

Features & Benefits

Upon completion of the Subpart O: Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment course, workers will understand the safety requirements established in OSHA 29 CFR 1926, Subpart O, including safe use of pile driving, material handling, and site clearing equipment. Course participants will also be aware of the hazards of dust exposure and appropriate control measures to protect workers on-site.

In Person Training

Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.