Introduction to Backhoe Operation

HEP002 - 32.00 Hours

Description

Backhoe EquipmentThe Introduction to Backhoe Operation course provides entry-level operators with instruction on the proper operation of a backhoe and/or loader. Traditional classroom training provides participants with safe work practices, an understanding of machine mechanical systems, and operational techniques. Hands-on exercises utilizing the TEEX Heavy Equipment Field provide students with operational skills development designed to ensure proper use of the equipment.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Backhoe EquipmentThe Introduction to Backhoe Operation course provides entry-level operators with instruction on the proper operation of a backhoe and/or loader. Traditional classroom training provides participants with safe work practices, an understanding of machine mechanical systems, and operational techniques. Hands-on exercises utilizing the TEEX Heavy Equipment Field provide students with operational skills development designed to ensure proper use of the equipment.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Student must provide:

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

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Topics

Backhoe-Loader Overview+Safety Procedures+Startup and Shut-down Procedures+Preventative Maintenance+Backhoe-Loader Operations+Transporting a Backhoe-Loader+Field Applications

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for personnel just beginning their career as a backhoe-loader operator, or the participant with limited experience. This course is also recommended for use as a refresher for more experienced operators.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

3.2 CEUs

Contact Information

Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center

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