Powered Mobile Equipment Competent Operator

The Powered Mobile Equipment Program for Forklift, Skidsteer, Mobile Crane, Backhoe, Trencher, Drill, Track Mobile, Telehandler, Aerial Lift, consists of a 4-hour classroom training session presented in an interactive format which covers all aspects of PME safety and operation. An on-site individual practical operating test will follow where unsafe or incorrect operating techniques are identified and corrected and pre-shift inspection procedures are reviewed. This program will provide the participant with the necessary knowledge to safely and correctly operate your specific equipment. A minimum of 16 hours combined theory and practical training is required on all powered mobile equipment in accordance with Table 14.1

 

DAXX Safety Group offers the necessary training to meet these regulations. Specific Powered Mobile Equipment Operator Training is currently available on the following:

 

     

  • Aerial Work Platform
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  • Boom Truck
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  • Skid-steer
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  • Forklift
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  • Excavator
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  • Trencher
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  • Directional Drill
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  • Backhoe
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  • Telehandler
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  • Dozer/Grader
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Classroom Training Content

 

     

  • Current applicable legislation & guidelines
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  • Hazard awareness
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  • Equipment/attachment designs
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  • Pedestrian awareness
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  • Start-up/shut-down procedures
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  • Stock piling
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  • Transporting equipment
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  • Parking
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  • Occurrence/damage causes
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  • Internal responsibility
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  • Stability principles
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  • Pre-shift inspection details
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  • Standard operating guidelines
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  • Re-fuelling
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Practical Testing (For Existing Operators)

 

Practical operator testing is held on-site at your location or at our testing grounds location and is scheduled following the classroom training. The operator is tested individually and put through a series of operating tasks and manoeuvres to assess competency and safety awareness on the equipment. Pre-shift inspection and reporting procedures are also covered.

 

Practical Training (For New Operators)

 

Participants with little or no practical operating experience will require practical operator training prior to practical testing. The duration of practical training varies based on equipment type and aptitude of the operator. Practical training is an additional charge to this program and must be pre-scheduled.

 

Duration & Location

 

Training held on-site at your location and;
Practical operating test on-site on the operator’s regularly scheduled shift on up to 2 pieces of equipment. There is an additional cost for testing on more than 2 pieces of equipment.

 

Program Includes

 

     

  • In-class training
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  • Practical operator testing on up to 2 equipment types (providing 2nd test takes place at the same time & location)
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  • Record of training report
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  • Written examinations
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  • Signed safety rules from each participant
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  • Individual wallet certificates upon successful completion of the course
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