Video: Equipment (EQ)

Benching and Sloping© (EQ317)
Long Island Productions (12 minutes)
Planning, preparation, and safe construction of benches and cut slopes.
Suggested audience: equipment operators and supervisors.

Excavator, The© (EQ313)
Long Island Productions (12 minutes)
Fundamentals of excavator operations including equipment parts, maintenance checks, parking and shutdown, and general safety.
Suggested audience: equipment operators and supervisors.

Grading Safety (EQ389)
Iowa Department of Transportation (14 minutes)
Safety hazards found at typical grading sites, from clearing and grubbing to final grading.
Suggested audience: town and village highway officials, and crews.

Large Equipment Safety© (EQ247)
Long Island Productions (20 minutes)
Safe use of front-end loaders, backhoes, and general-use tractors. Includes pre-operation safety checks, job site inspection, safe operation on slopes and in high traffic areas, how to avoid rollover and tipping, and proper clothing guidelines.
Suggested audience: highway superintendents and equipment operators.

Loader-Backhoe Safety Series© (EQ158) (2-video set)
Talus Resources (40 minutes)
Video 1 is designed specifically for operators. It covers the most common mistakes and accidents, as well as loading, transporting, utility dangers and rollover accidents.
Video 2 addresses the need for a set of practical guidelines for the many trades that use the loader-backhoe on a daily basis.
Suggested audience: loader-backhoe operators and supervisors.

Loaders: Operating Techniques© (EQ213)
San Luis Videos (20 minutes)
The basics of operation with a focus on efficient, safe, and productive loader operations. It covers penetration of a wedge, driving force, weight, traction, friction, and power.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, equipment operators, and safety officers.

Loaders: Safety© (EQ214)
San Luis Videos (17 minutes)
Shows common accidents, their after-effects, and basic safety rules.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, equipment operators, and safety officers.

Loading Haul Units© (EQ316)
Long Island Productions (12 minutes)
Techniques for loading material safely, as well as efficient procedures for drivers and operators.
Suggested audience: equipment operators and supervisors.

Loading, Transporting, and Unloading Heavy Equipment (EQ393)
Iowa Department of Transportation (12 minutes)
Special considerations involved with moving equipment too large to be self-transported over long distances. Emphasis is on visibility and respect for the size of the equipment.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, and crews.

Motor Grader Operations (EQ029)
Washington State DOT (54 minutes)
Part 1: Designed to give new operators a start in learning how to handle any motor grader. Discusses the general components of a grader and recognized start-up procedures necessary for proper equipment operation in a preventive maintenance program.
Part 2: Discusses the principles of basic maneuvering, operation, and shut-down procedures.
Part 3: Illustrates some grader operating techniques in the field, looking at work ahead, positioning the grader, setting the blade for work, selecting transmission gear, driving straight ahead, and making as few blade changes as possible.
Suggested audience: equipment operators and supervisors.

Motorgrader Preventative Maintenance© (EQ225)
New Mexico Highway and Training Academy (12 minutes)
Covers pre-start, warm-up, operating, and shut-down inspection procedures of common rolling equipment used by highway departments.
Suggested audience: highway superintendents and crews.

Mowing (EQ251)
Utah DOT (9 minutes)
How to mow beside a variety of road types including rural, urban, highway, and medians, how to cut and fill sections, and mowing on slopes. Stresses safety and the importance of traffic control.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, crews, and foremen.

Not a Toy: Dump Truck Preventive Maintenance (EQ154)
South Carolina Department of Highway and Public Transportation (12 minutes)
Explains the procedure for preventive maintenance. The dump truck driver is encouraged to make checks twice daily to ensure that a vehicle is in good working condition. Includes a checklist and suggested corrective measures.
Suggested audience: dump truck operators.

On Again, Off Again: A Guide to Mounting and Dismounting Heavy Equipment (EQ395)
Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma (18 minutes)
Addresses the increasing injuries arising from mounting and dismounting heavy equipment.
Suggested audience: equipment operators.

Pavement & Compaction Training© (EQ198)
Video University Productions (1 hour 43 minutes)
The basics of paving machine operations and the use of various types of rollers.
Suggested audience: those new to paving operations or those wanting a refresher.

Rotary Mower Operation (EQ250)
Utah DOT (34 minutes)
Reviews daily pre-operation checks and operation of equipment, including description of tractor and mower controls and shut-down procedures. Also discusses regularly scheduled preventive maintenance for both tractor and mower.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, crews, and foremen.

Taking Control of the Grader, and How to Get More out of a Grader (EQ294) (2-video set)
IRF/John Deere (19 minutes)
An expert motorgrader operator explains and demonstrates the controls and grading techniques for all kinds of weather. Shows how new styles of graders function. Discusses road reconstruction, rehabilitation, and road maintenance. Covers cutting ditches and back slopes, and how to construct and crown a road.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, and crews.

Tractor-Loader-Backhoe© (EQ222)
Safety Shorts® (5 minutes)
Shows how a 360-degree perspective can keep you safe.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, crews, machinery operators.

Trench Digging© (EQ314)
Long Island Productions (12 minutes)
Covers the techniques of basic safe slope-sided trenching including call-before-digging.
Suggested audience: equipment operators and supervisors.

Trench Servicing and Backfilling© (EQ315)
Long Island Productions (12 minutes)
Proper and safe backfilling procedures from a variety of positions using different techniques.
Suggested audience: equipment operators and supervisors.

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