HEP213 – 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Skid Steer SafetyThe Skid Steer Operator course provides entry-level to advanced operators with the concepts, objectives, and safety practices used during operation of skid steer machinery in construction zone settings of all types. During the course, information covering use and site issues are discussed surrounding building construction, road and highway construction, oil field operations, and pipeline work. Participants successfully completing the course are provided 12 hours of hands-on field exercise training covering the application of principles and practices specific to equipment operation.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Student must provide

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • Skid Steer Design
  • Basic Skid Steer Maintenance and Operation
  • Skid Steer Excavation and Loading Operations

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for entry-level construction workers, skid steer operators, and new employees serving the building construction, roadway construction, utility, and oil and gas industries.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

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