For those who didn't know come the Spring of 2019 anyone who works in the excavating industry will have to take, and pass an online course. This certification is an effort to reduce injuries in a hands on, heavy equipment field.
Management Must Buy into Policies
Since a safety program may mean making fundamental changes to the way drivers are managed, it is imperative to have management buy-in from the start. Everyone throughout the organization needs to know that safety is a strategically important objective from the very top. It's something that can only be articulated by the most senior officer to get the strongest point across to all employee's.