JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, now offers its Seat Belt Engagement and Operator Presence option for select JLG telehandlers as an aftermarket accessory available through Online Express (P/N 1001281071). This new telehandler retrofit kit includes seat belt engagement assurance, operator presence functionality, a high visibility orange seat belt and illustrated instructions for installation.

Features of JLG’s telehandler Seat Belt Engagement and Operator Presence system include:

  • Operator presence feature restricts engine start and hydraulic functions when an operator is not present in the seat.
  • Seat belt engagement feature produces a visible and audible alarm when an operator is seated and unbuckled.
  • Orange high-visibility seat belt encourages operator seat belt use.

These telehandler features work together to enhance job site safety by using both visual and audible alarms, as well as limiting machine functions.

The Seat Belt Engagement and Operator Presence kit can be field installed on JLG 742, 943, 1043, 1055 and 1255 telehandler models. To order online, visit onlineexpress.jlg.com. To order by phone, call 1-877-554-5438. To order by fax, dial 1-800-733-8939.