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Classroom Hands On Skid Steer Training IUPUI 2021

Ended Jun 30, 2021

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Full course description

Course Introduction

This course covers hands on training for operating skid steer loaders for departments, supervisors and employees that own, operate, and/or maintain skid steer loaders in compliance with IU Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Safety Program and OSHA 29 CFR 1926.602 and 29 CFR 1926.651.

Skid Steer Loader Awareness training is a prerequisite for this course.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Operate skid steer loader properly and safely.

Module Topics Include

  • Develop knowledge of general safety considerations, components and controls of the skid steer loaders
  • Principles of operation
  • Safe operating practices and on-the-job operating procedures
  • Learn how to conduct a site safety inspection and a pre-operation equipment check
  • Trainees complete both knowledge and skill based assessments
  • Trainees are expected to demonstrate an established standard of performance for each operating task on each loader type including, start-up, general operating procedures such as loading, digging and transporting materials, and shut down.

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 3 hours

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU departments that operate, own and/or maintain Skid Steer Loaders