operator must read these instructions before starting the Dumper.
is strongly recommended that operators be properly trained in the
operation of dumpers.
is strongly recommended that operators should have a full driving licence.
is strongly recommended that the operator’s employer give him written
authority to drive
dumper before work commences, having been satisfied that he is competent
It is a requirement of the law that operators must be over the age
of 18 years.
protective clothing as necessary, such as a hard hat, safety footwear and
ear defenders when noise levels are uncomfortably high and it is necessary
to shout to heard (i.e. at levels of 90 dB (A) or above).
out service checks and adjustments at the start of each working day.
that all persons and animals are clear of the work area.
before starting the dumper that the gear lever is in neutral with the hand
loading the skip, ensure that the load is evenly distributed.
NOT overload, this can damage the vehicle and its tyres, and make it
dangerous to drive.
possible, load the dumper on level ground with the parking brake on and
the gear in
the dumper is being loaded by an excavator or loader, the operators should
stand well clear.
NOT load a partially tipped skip.
start and operate the machine when sitting in the driver’s seat.
loads should be securely fixed and flags should be attached. Special care
should be taken to avoid these loads touching obstructions and the ground.
NOT obscure the line of sight from the driving position with the load.
for pedestrians before moving off and when driving. Great care is needed
or manoeuvring to turn.
NOT carry passengers on the dumper.
dumper must be driven at a speed that allows complete control of the
vehicle at all
care must be taken when driving on or across slopes.
hand brake must be applied whenever the dumper is parked.
NOT get off a dumper when it is still in motion.
NOT alter tyre pressures in an attempt to improve traction.
NOT drive dumpers after dark unless they are equipped with lights of the
NOT drive with the skip in the tipped position.
tipping into an excavation, suitable stop blocks must be used to prevent
going over the edge. The blocks must be kept clear of spillage.
apply the hand brake before tipping.
of over balancing when tipping on a downward slope, particularly if the
in the skip.
NOT allow the lip of the skip to strike the ground when tipping.
NOT tip the load while the dumper is moving or use the skip in the tipped
position as a
NOT attempt repairs. Contact Central
if there are any problems.
notes are for guidance only and all equipment must be operated correctly,
according to the manufacturer’s operating instructions.
if you have any questions.
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