Max Number of Delegate: 3
Duration: Dependant on experience
Length of Certification: 3 years
Accreditation: Safety Panda
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This programme is designed for operatives who require training on a Skid Steer vehicle to the required skill level whether it be a refresher, experienced, novice course, or conversion from other machine types. We will advise on duration and ratios during enquiries
Legislation including Approved Code of Practice (L117), PUWER, LOLER, Etc
Basic operation of a Skid Steer including operating on different ground conditions, travelling on inclines/declines, loading & unloading procedures, etc
Operating in confined areas
Pre-Operational checks & fault reporting
Use of attachments & how to fit to a Skid Steer
Underground and overhead services & other hazards
Close down procedures
Theoretical & practical examinations
To provide operatives with a thorough understanding of the safe operation, pre-operational checks, legislation & dangers associated with work involving the use of Skid Steer machines. To enable operatives to be competent when operating and successfully pass both theoretical & practical simulated testing.
At the end of the course operatives will be able to:
Operate a Skid Steer on a range of ground conditions including road travel
Load & unload vehicles
Operate safely and be able to operate & fit attachments
Carry out pre-operational safety checks
Operatives attending this course should be physically & mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.
The course content includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment and pre-use inspections processes.
Operatives must have their own PPE for this training including the following basic items: Safety Footwear, Hi-Visibility vest, Gloves, Hearing Protection, and additional items such as waterproof pants & Hi-Visibility jackets recommended in case of inclement weather.