IAAP, Caterpillar to Host Heavy Equipment Safety Seminar

Wed October 14, 2009 - Midwest Edition

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP), in conjunction with Caterpillar, will conduct a training seminar on Nov. 2 and 3 designed to help employees understand safe work habits and recognize unsafe conditions when using heavy equipment. This seminar will include:

• Tire Safety Fundamentals

• Areas of Vision Around Heavy Equipment

• Pre-Shift Inspections

• Caterpillar Safety Training and Resources

• Tie Off Procedures and Fall Protection

• What’s Coming From Cat: Designed Safety

• Aggregate Equipment Demonstration

This safety seminar may fulfill MSHA’s requirements for Part 46 training.

The evening of Nov. 2, Caterpillar dealers have offered to host a reception dinner at the Edwards Demonstration and Learning Center.

Attendees who would like to attend this dinner must arrive at the Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino in East Peoria before 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 2. Bus transportation leaving from the hotel will be provided for this reception dinner.

Additionally, all attendees are invited to join us for the IAAP’s Safety Committee meeting at 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 inside the Par-A-Dice Hotel.

Please indicate on the registration form if you plan to attend the reception dinner.

To ensure seminar program quality, seminar enrollment is limited to the first 100 people registering.

For more information, visit www.iaap-aggregates.org.