Customer Safety

Customer Safety

Caterpillar's safety culture extends beyond our internal operations
Caterpillar’s safety culture extends to include the safety and health of all individuals who come into contact with Cat® products.

Caterpillar’s safety culture extends to include the safety and health of all individuals who come into contact with Cat® products.

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Caterpillar’s safety culture extends beyond our internal operations to include the safe operation of our products in the field, as well as the safety and health of all individuals who come into contact with Cat® products. This commitment encompasses the design and engineering of our products and extends to operator training and certification, solutions for the job site and the tools and resources to improve the workplace culture — all of which are coordinated through Caterpillar Safety Services.

For example, this commitment is demonstrated through a strategic agreement in 2014 between Caterpillar subsidiaries Progress Rail Services and Electro-Motive and the Seeing Machines company, based in Canberra, Australia. The objective was to develop and adapt systems that monitor in-cab operator fatigue and distraction for use in locomotives.

Read more on this project here.