PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:
This full day course is designed for any worker performing duties as a skid-steer loader operator. Regardless of any previous experience, the law requires that an operator receives theoretical and hands-on training on safe skid-steer operation. In addition, their knowledge and ability to operate a skid-steer safely must be evaluated.
The objective of this program is to help make the participant a safer operator and reduce the risk of injury by providing them with the necessary knowledge and skills as required by the regulations.
Students must meet the following objectives to earn certification in this course:
- Achieve a minimum of 70% on the closed book exam.
- Perform a work area assessment.
- Conduct a pre-use inspection of the skid-steer.
- Score a passing grade of 80% on the practical examination.
This course certification is for skid-steer loaders and is valid for a 3 year period. An annual review is recommended.