HEP606 – 16.00 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

backhoe arm and bucket up closeThis 16-hour 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.

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.

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    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.

    Other Information

    Student must provide:

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

    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

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