Construction Technology and Safety Custom Training – 32 Hrs

HEP614 – 32.00 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 [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course provides an opportunity to combine motor grader operation skills with roadway maintenance and construction knowledge. It introduces operators to concepts surrounding proper operation of a motor grader. Participants are provided guidance on proper grading techniques specific to the construction and maintenance of roadways, particularly rural cross sections with roadside ditches. In addition to eight hours of classroom instruction, operators are provided with opportunities for field exercises using scenarios to hone operational best practices.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant must provide:

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest
  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines

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.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  •   Identify backhoe-loader components and operations.
  •   Recognize basic backhoe safety procedures.
  •   Describe the appropriate startup and shutdown procedures on a backhoe-loader.
  •   Explain procedures required for a successful preventive maintenance program.
  •   Discuss basic backhoe operations.
  •   Use sloping and benching diagrams to identify the impact of environmental hazards.
  •   Calculate utility tolerance zones.
  •   Discuss procedures to prepare a backhoe for trailer transport.
  •   Execute basic backhoe-loader operations discussed in the preceding modules.

Suggested Audience

County and municipal roadway crews.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]