HEP560 – 4.00 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

Construction Work Zone Safety For Heavy Equipment OperatorsThe Construction Work Zone Safety for Heavy Equipment Operators course provides safety awareness training for heavy equipment operators and those who work around heavy equipment in construction work zones. The course addresses OSHA‘s top four causes of injury and death: falls, struck-by, caught-between, and electrocution.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

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.


  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Statistical Data on Slips, Trips and Falls; Struck By; Caught Between; Electrocutions
  • Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls on or around Heavy Equipment
  • Preventing Struck By on or around Heavy Equipment
  • Preventing Caught Between on or around Heavy Equipment
  • Preventing Electrocutions with Heavy Equipment

Suggested Audience

Heavy equipment operators, particularly in the transportation and work zone construction industry; construction site workers, and mining industry professionals

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 0.40 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

I didn’t get to say thank you before I left class so I wanted to take a moment and say thank you. Your class was excellent and I really appreciate the effort that you put into it. The material presented was effectively put together to ensure that we got the most out of it. I could really tell that you enjoy what you do. I have been training for quite some time and can tell that your passion is extremely high.

— Ryan Taylor, Student, Witt | O’Brien’s
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