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Document ID (ISN)77322
CIS number 01-1385
ISBN(s) 2-85599-262-1
Year 2000
Convention or series no. INRS ED 499
Title Crawler-mounted tractors
Original title Tracteurs sur chenilles [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 4th ed., Apr. 2000. 73p. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract This booklet is primarily aimed at operators of crawler-mounted tractors and persons responsible for their maintenance, with certain aspects addressed more particularly to managers and supervisors. Contents include: general information on crawler-mounted tractors including regulatory aspects; types of crawler-mounted tractors; what needs to be done before starting up, on starting and during operation; hazards (work on sloping or hazardous ground, electrical hazards, demolition work, clearing and deforestation work); safe behaviour; malfunction at the work site; moving and transporting crawler-mounted tractors; what needs to be done at the end of the working day; maintenance.
Descriptors (primary) France; tractors; earthmoving equipment; construction industry; training material; crawler-mounted vehicles
Descriptors (secondary) work near electric lines; vocational training; maintenance; tractor attachments; demolition; training manuals; safety guides; housekeeping; safe working methods; legislation; qualifications; safety checks; safe distances
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Road transportation
Construction industry and civil engineering