On most worksites in our industry, huge trucks and heavy equipment are a constant presence. We rely on the drivers to use their driving skill and good judgement to keep everyone safe – but what about when the drivers are relying on others for guidance? ‘Left a little, right a little’ might not cut it when people and property are close by.
If you’re called on to direct a vehicle, will you be using the correct hand signals, or waving the driver in with a wing and a prayer?
Check the infographic below to see how many of these signals you know:
How did you do? Remember – knowing the correct hand signals to give a driver could save a great deal of confusion, and even prevent an accident. And if you’re the one doing the driving, check out these interesting stats to help you arrive safely.