Backhoe Operator Proficiency

HEP518 - 16.00 Hours

Description

Backhoe EquipmentThe Backhoe Operator Proficiency course provides experienced operators with the concepts, objectives, and safety of using backhoe equipment in various types of construction settings to include building construction sites, road and highway construction, oil field and pipeline work, and underground utilities excavation and installation. During the course, participants are provided over 12 hours of hands-on training utilizing the TEEX Heavy Equipment Field to help document operator proficiency in the areas of safety, use application, and industry best practices specific to overall equipment operation.

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 Backhoe Operator Proficiency course provides experienced operators with the concepts, objectives, and safety of using backhoe equipment in various types of construction settings to include building construction sites, road and highway construction, oil field and pipeline work, and underground utilities excavation and installation. During the course, participants are provided over 12 hours of hands-on training utilizing the TEEX Heavy Equipment Field to help document operator proficiency in the areas of safety, use application, and industry best practices specific to overall equipment operation.

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 Control Systems+Backhoe Attachments+Safety Procedures & Routine Maintenance+Excavation and Truck Loading+Transporting a Backhoe+Field Applications

Suggested Audience

  • Entry level construction workers
  • Backhoe/loader operators
  • New employees serving the building construction, roadway construction, utility, and oil/gas industries

Contact Information

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

Related Courses

HEP700+HEP209Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Safety in Construction Work Zones (Online)+Introduction to Loader OperatorHeavy Equipment and Vehicle Safety in Construction Work Zones (Online)+Introduction to Loader OperatorHeavy Equipment and Vehicle Safety in Construction Work Zones (Online)+Introduction to Loader Operator

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