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Bucket and Digger Truck Operations

EPP025 - 28.00 Hours

Schedule

  • Details
    2/5/2018 - 2/8/2018
    Bryan TX
    EU  EPP025  34
    $795.00
  • Details
    8/6/2018 - 8/9/2018
    Bryan TX
    EU  EPP025  35
    $795.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Bucket and Digger Truck OperationsThe Bucket and Digger Truck Operations course instructs participants on the safe operation of basic hydraulic systems used on both bucket and digger derrick units. During the delivery of this course, participants are provided with the procedures necessary to perform daily, weekly and monthly performance checks, preventive maintenance procedures, proper positioning, and safe operation at job sites. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have the ability to perform preventive maintenance procedures and demonstrate safe operational skills for digger derricks and bucket trucks.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Requirements

In order to fully participate in all field work exercises, students will need the following equipment; hard hat, safety glasses, work boots, work gloves, and long-sleeve shirts.

Recommended

Participants should have experience driving same type and class vehicles used to operate and mobilize digger derricks and aerial equipment machinery.

Topics

Applicable ANSI Standards+Operation of hydraulic systems and components+Specification for booms and derricks+Selection and use of hydraulic tools and equipment+Inspections of aerial devices and digger derricks+Operation of aerial bucket in job situations+Operation of digger derricks+Applicable safety rules for the operation of aerial devices and digger derricks in proximity to electrical equipment+Bucket rescue procedures for various mounting and operational configurations+Safety associated to the operation of aerial buckets and digger derricks

Audience

  • Electric utilities
  • Telecommunications
  • Cable TV
  • Construction
  • Anyone who operates aerial devices and digger derricks
  • Anyone who certifies digger derrick and aerial operators
  • Mechanics

Education Credits

    Contact Information

    Phone: ( ) - | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
    OSHA Training Institute Education Center

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