Ensuring Compliance and Safety: The Importance of Clean Equipment for Transporting


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Ensuring Compliance and Safety: The Importance of Clean Equipment for Transporting

The cleaning process for dirty, heavy equipment used on job sites is challenging but mandatory. This job often comes after days or weeks of work, adding layers of dirt, grime, and other debris to the machines. Simply removing dirt is only scratching the surface—literally.

The equipment gets covered in dirt, grime, and grease during the project. Cleaning it off requires time and effort. Once you clean the machine, you can transport it.

Transporting large industrial equipment can be difficult because of regulations from the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). Keeping equipment clean before transporting it is essential for safety and compliance. It reduces the risks of accidents and injuries during transportation.

The Risks of Traveling with Dirty Equipment

Transporting dirty equipment on busy highways poses several risks, especially for heavy construction equipment and machinery. Debris falling from dirty equipment can create hazardous road conditions for other vehicles, further escalating the danger. It’s vital to clean construction equipment before moving it to reduce risks and keep everyone on the road safe.

Meeting DOTD Requirements with Clean Equipment

DOTD rules require heavy equipment to be cleaned before transport to prevent contamination spread and reduce environmental impact. Simply put, transporting dirty machines is illegal. Failure to comply with these requirements can result in costly fines, delays, and legal consequences. By ensuring equipment is clean and debris-free, businesses can avoid these pitfalls and maintain safety during transportation.

Pressure Washing and Wash Pads

Evans Pressure Washing Equipment relies on pressure washers as essential tools in our arsenal for cleaning construction equipment. Pressure washers use strong water streams to clean dirt and grease in hard-to-reach areas on dump trucks, dozers, and other dirty industrial equipment. They reach tight spaces like hinges and seams for a thorough cleaning, removing grease and grime.

Evans offers high-pressure washing equipment, such as pressure washers, that are used for different purposes and sizes. Pressure washers offer flexibility for smaller-scale tasks, boasting pressures between 2,500 and 3,000 pounds per square inch (PSI) and a flow rate of about 5-10 gallons per minute (GPM), and are available for purchase or rent.

Compliance with environmental regulations is paramount, so we emphasize the importance of professionally designed wash pads, which Evans provides as a portable solution for cleaning your equipment. These systems have systems to hold and reuse water, stopping dirty water from getting out into nature.

By utilizing closed-loop wash operations, excess water is captured, filtered, and recycled, ensuring regulatory compliance and environmental responsibility. With Evans, you can trust our commitment to providing effective and environmentally conscious solutions for all your pressure washing needs.

Why Use Evans Environmental and Equipment?

At Evans Equipment and Environmental, we prioritize following DOTD rules and focusing on safety when moving heavy machinery. We provide industrial cleaning solutions like portable wash pads to help clean dirty industrial equipment before transporting it.

Our portable wash pads make cleaning dirty industrial equipment on-site convenient, saving money and time. They are durable and can be customized to fit your needs.

Transporting heavy industrial equipment requires careful planning and adherence to regulations, including stringent cleanliness standards set by DOTD. Businesses can keep equipment clean and safe during transportation with portable wash pads from Evans Equipment and Environmental.

Our portable wash pads are durable and self-contained. They can be placed anywhere to clean dirty industrial equipment. They do not require extensive plumbing or construction.

If your business needs to move, you can easily transport the wash rack on a trailer without special permits. This makes relocating your business simpler.

You won’t have to worry about obtaining oversize permits. Just load the wash rack onto a trailer, and you’re ready. We have developed our portable equipment pads to be:

  • Portable
  • Rugged
  • Self -Contained

Evans Portable Wash Pads work well with our water treatment systems and pressure washing equipment. They help you save and reuse wash water in a closed-loop system, reducing the time and cost of discharge and creating a cleaner environment.

Our portable wash rack makes it easy to clean heavy equipment and manage wastewater in compliance with local regulations. Just set it up on a flat surface with access to power.

The Portable Wash Pads include a raised floor with a drain and up to three walls to capture wash water. Evans Equipment & Environmental water treatment systems filter, process, and recycle wash water with wash racks. This allows for continuous service even in areas with limited fresh water supply.

An open top removes the worry about equipment height clearance and allows crane access for moving equipment overhead.

When your job sites change, the Evans team can quickly deliver and install a Portable Wash Pad System. Get a quote today!