What is a Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) and How Does it Work?

A rollover protective structure (ROPS) is a structure designed to protect heavy equipment operators from injuries that are caused during machinery overturns or rollovers.

Similar to a roll cage in a race car, a ROPS is made by bars that attach to the frame of the machinery that maintain a space that’s large enough for the body of the operator in the case of the machine rolling over.  Read more →