LOOKING AFTER YOURSELF AND YOUR MACHINE IS THE KEY TO BETTER PERFORMANCE.
And something you shouldn’t take lying down.
Your Cat Next Gen Mini Excavator is a powerful machine that will be a valuable and profitable member of your team - but it does require you to stick to safety and operational guidelines to ensure you not only stay safe, but get the best performance and efficiency results as well.
KNOW YOUR WORKING LOAD LIMIT
Firstly, consult your Operation and Maintenance Manual to find the working load limit of your mini excavator – this is critical for safety and peak performance.
TEAMYELLOW SAFETY TIPS for operating & travelling under load
Check out the video below for a few more tips for operating and travelling under load to ensure you get home safely after work each day:
Always have the operator in the seat with the seatbelt fastened
Use the blade to stabilise
Where possible extend the undercarriage prior to operating
Do not exceed the working load limit - and consider the weight of the operator, attachment and any material you’re carrying as part of this
Be aware of the ground conditions and slope that you’re working on
Remember to check your Operation and Maintenance Manual and familiarise yourself with any local regulations to ensure you are working safely - keeping yourself and your equipment in good shape and ready to tackle another successful workday tomorrow.