Equipment Hazards

Protecting equipment operators and others from injury from equipment used to move or lift loads, or from equipment with motorized parts, begins with requiring equipment operators to enroll in the Medical Surveillance Program and obtain training and a license or permit to operate the following equipment:

  • Cranes and rigs
  • Permit required equipment
  • Motor vehicles

Machining Tools and Equipment

University of Michigan (U-M) staff and contractors who actively work in machine shops, laboratories, and other U-M facilities with machining tools and equipment must follow the University Standard for safety and administrative controls to ensure a safe and productive work environment.

Cranes & Rigging

Permit-Required Equipment


Machine Shops

Motor Vehicle Operators

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