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Nov 15, 2022 11:36:20 AM

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OTR Tire Safety Tips From the Field

OTR Tire Safety Advice From Salespeople, Field Engineers, and Technicians  

OTR salespeople, field service engineers, and technicians face unique challenges when selling and servicing tires—whether it’s massive equipment, complex environments, or less-than-ideal conditions. The best OTR personnel understand the importance of prioritizing safety: it helps them protect themselves from potential injury and their customers from running afoul of regulations. Training is at the foundation of safe service calls and is a proven way to teach about potential site hazards and instill good practices.

Experience also plays a significant role in site safety, which is why we reached out to some of the Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America team in the field to get their best tips for staying safe while working in the field.

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Topics: OTR Tires, Safety

Posted by YOHTA Team

Oct 12, 2022 11:15:25 AM

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Construction Tire Safety Best Practices

Five Construction Tire Best Practices for Safer Sites   

Tires are one of the unsung heroes of a construction site—they often travel at high speeds, carry heavy loads, work non-stop, and operate in challenging terrain. By establishing a few simple tire safety best practices, construction business owners and fleet managers can take a significant step toward improving the safety of their operators and equipment.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction Tires, Safety

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Sep 1, 2022 2:13:20 PM

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Safety Tips for OTR Tire Inspections and Service Calls

How OTR Tire Personnel Can Safely Inspect and Service Tires  

Selling and servicing OTR tires presents some unique risks to personnel in the field. From the massive size and weight of mining and construction equipment to the unfavorable conditions they tend to operate in—often at night and in all types of weather—OTR salespeople, field service engineers, and technicians commonly face a complex environment with numerous potential hazards.

Prioritizing safety and following a few best practices when inspecting tires in the field are simple steps toward preventing mishaps and ensuring everyone returns home safe and sound at the end of the day.

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Topics: OTR Tires, Safety

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Jul 6, 2022 11:35:04 AM

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On-Site OTR Tire Safety Check-In

Safe Site Visits for OTR Tire Salespeople, Field Engineers, and Technicians

Whether it’s working around massive, fast-moving equipment on complex sites or handling pressurized tires, the job of an OTR tire salesperson, field service engineer, or technician is one with many potential hazards. Everyone who has worked in the tire industry for an extended period of time seems to know of someone who has had a close call or even been injured while visiting a site, which is why it’s vital that step one when visiting a site is to stay safety-focused.

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Topics: OTR Tires, Safety, Mining Tires

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