Heavy Equipment Operator Training
Heavy equipment operator training is critical for safety on any job site. If you are a heavy equipment operator in the United States, OSHA requires that you are trained and qualified to operate the piece of equipment you are working with. Whatever your industry, Total Equipment Training’s heavy equipment training programs are designed so that, once completed, both the employer and the operator have the knowledge to comply with OSHA’s regulations.
LIST OF OUR HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRAINING PROGRAMS:
Total Equipment Training offers a variety of programs for heavy equipment operators and companies. Our certified and experienced training staff will come to your work site and train you and your employees on the skills to safely operate heavy equipment. We also offer resources to help you meet state, OSHA, and government standards. We can help employers in industries such as construction, construction management, equipment management, and shop management.
The occupation of mobile crane operators are growing day by day, and they will not be going to vanish one day. Rather, it will be needed for the development and the infrastructure to improve. Mobile crane operator training is important regardless of the size of the crane. You have to be trained and have proof of certification by an accredited testing organization such as the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators.
The major cause of overhead crane accidents is operator mistakes. An in-depth examination has revealed that more than 70% of these incidents could have been avoided through adequate training. It is undeniably evident that the significance of overhead crane operator training cannot be understated, as it plays a vital role in equipping operators with the necessary skills and knowledge to handle the diverse obstacles encountered by work sites.
Total Equipment Training offers both OSHA Rigger Qualification and Rigger Certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (CCO). Our team of experts will help you in determining the ideal program that perfectly matches your requirements. The training procedure has been carefully crafted to furnish participants with comprehensive knowledge, assessments, and tailored practical exercises, guaranteeing their skill in conducting secure and efficient rigging crane lifts across various situations.
Frontend loader and backhoe operator training helps the operators with the instructions provided by the manufacturers. It also helps to give training on authentic operation and teaches the operators to understand the rules and regulations of safety on the job. All front-end loaders and backhoe operators should be well-trained to ensure a safe operation on the job site.
Crane signal persons, function as the crane operator’s visual and auditory representatives at ground level, particularly in situations where the operator’s line of sight is limited. The significance of effective communication and signaling by a crane signal person cannot be overstated, as it plays a vital role in aiding crane operators and also helps to avoid unfortunate incidents.
As the Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) has changed to Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWP), the requirements and designations of the training have also changed. Like the different types of forklifts, the change was made to differentiate the types of aerial work platforms. American National Standard Institute (ANSI) has made the changes and the detailed standards will be available under ANSI 92.20 (design), ANSI 92.22 (safe use), and ANSI 92.22 (training).
Skid-steer and bobcat operators are required to receive training in accordance with OSHA’s Subpart C for General Safety and Health provisions. This training must stand by the requirements outlined in sections 1926.21(b)(2) and 1926.20(b)(4). It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that operators of bobcat and skid-steer machinery are adequately trained to recognize and avoid potential risks and unsafe conditions.
OSHA regulations are necessary that only qualified and authorized individuals, including both experienced boom truck operators and trainees under the direct supervision of an experienced operator, are permitted to operate boom trucks. This requirement ensures that only personnel who have successfully completed the crane operator qualification process operate these trucks. By following these regulations, the safe operation of boom trucks is prioritized and maintained.
As a bulldozer falls under the heavy equipment category, that’s why it should be operated with utmost responsibility. The employees should be trained enough to operate the equipment safely and correctly and also with ease. The number of accidents and errors can be decreased on the work site if the operators of the bulldozer are fully trained. TET has experienced trainers who will help you to give training on the complete bulldozer operation in most tough situations.
Forklift operator training in Total Equipment Training provides hands-on training that covers how safely the forklift can be operated. The trainees will be provided with the opportunity to enhance their skills and gain knowledge on the safe operation of a forklift. Our qualified instructors will guide them in practicing and learning the necessary techniques, specifically tailored to your equipment and facility.
Effective and secure management of materials is crucial to the overall efficiency of a work site by ensuring a steady stream of components and assembly. But if the materials are incorrectly handled then it can frequently lead to mishaps and expensive injuries. Consequently, it is of utmost importance that all workers acquire the correct and incorrect approach to material handling on a work site, along with appropriate working methods and the ability to identify strategies for preventing accidents.
Effective training is the bottom of a worthy safety program. In busy modern-day settings, it’s a rare occasion to capture the complete focus of your organization’s workforce. Grab this opportunity to offer unparalleled training initiatives by implementing pragmatic suggestions, methodologies, and knowledge extracted from Total Equipment Training’s “Train the Trainer” programs.
There is a significant role play by the cranes in various construction sites, it is crucial to conduct daily inspections before starting to do any lifting operations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates the appointment of an expert inspector to inspect lifting devices prior to their use. Undertaking regular inspections holds utmost importance as they serve as an effective method for identifying potential hazards or circumstances that may give rise to accidents. To ensure the safe and dependable operation of lifting equipment, it is essential to conduct routine safety inspections and implement preventive maintenance programs.
Site management is an important part of a job site. Site supervisors manage the site by maintaining safety as the logistics and other problems happen in the most hazardous and challenging work site. Site supervisors have the responsibility, with the diverse members of the company’s management team, for ensuring the safety and productivity of a job site. Consequently, it becomes essential to provide training that helps supervisors in enhancing their skills, comprehend and apply optimal methods, and maintain the safety and efficiency of their respective job sites.
The Digger Derrick is an all-around equipment designed to fulfill various functions, including hole excavation, pole setting, and material positioning at job sites. Primarily used in industries such as electrical, telecommunications, and cable, this multipurpose vehicle proves invaluable for tasks involving hole digging, pole or device installation, and the placement of materials and apparatus. The application of digger derrick ranges from utility line installations to signage projects, offering an efficient solution for diverse worksite requirements.
The Lift Director bears the burden of confirming the classification of the load-handling job and examining and executing the blueprint. The absence of an assigned Lift Director on-site unfolds the potentiality of an unfortunate incident since there exists no one accountable for the hoist. The Lift Director unites all the data and certifies the availability of indispensable personnel and equipment to guarantee an accomplished hoisting operation.
A Service Truck Crane can be easily recognized by its telescopic boom, which is undeniably shorter than the Telescopic Boom–Fixed Cab Crane. When it comes to control mechanisms, the service truck crane typically depends on radio-remote or pendant controls, which the operator expertly employs while positioned on solid ground.
Vacuum Trucks are defined as trucks or trailers equipped with vacuum tanks and powered by a high-speed vacuum pump. These vehicles utilize hydraulic systems to efficiently extract both wet and dry substances using specialized vacuum hoses. The primary function of Vacuum Trucks is to ensure the secure elimination of dangerous or non-dangerous materials from the job sites.
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Total Equipment Training prepares your team to become OSHA certified and safety conscious heavy equipment operators by teaching you the necessary skills and knowledge. We use a combination of:
- Hand-on field training
- Classroom activities (interactive computer training & written material)
- Practical training
- Hands-on evaluations by qualified instructors
By successfully completing one of our heavy equipment training programs, you will receive the corresponding “completion of program” certificate that OSHA recognizes. We offer a wider variety of heavy equipment training programs than our competitors, while still providing industry-leading training staff. Each training staff member has over 10 years of experience with the heavy equipment you choose to train on.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRAINING REVIEWS
Our employees just completed the heavy equipment training program for mobile crane operation. I’m happy to report that all of our crane operators have now received their crane operator certificates, passing the exam with ease. I would highly recommend Total Equipment Training for your heavy equipment operator training, especially if you need to meet OSHA requirements.
Crane Supervisor — Austin, TX
If your company needs training in almost any type of heavy equipment, I highly recommend Total Equipment Training. We have used their instructors to train our operators on cranes, aerial platforms, riggers and signal person operations in order to pass the OSHA requirements. All programs included both classroom and hands-on training, and prepared our operators for their exams and obtain NCCCO operator Qualification.
Safety Director — Harrisburg, PA
Earth Mover Equipment Training
Total Equipment Training proudly offers onsite heavy equipment training and certification customized for your earth movers. Our training program provides your earth moving operators with the skills and knowledge required by OSHA to operate your equipment safely and proficiently.
Whether your earth mover operators are novices or experienced, training is required and essential. Total Equipment Training has some of the most qualified instructors to teach operator training, safety, and inspection courses. Our approach is to work with the experience level of your operators, on your machines, and at your worksite. Us coming to you is beneficial to your operators who will be working on the equipment they are familiar with and results in cost savings to you as the employer by not having to send your employees offsite for training. This results in less downtime for your employees and training that can be customized specifically to your site.
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Operating heavy equipment can be dangerous without proper training on use and safety. In addition, for each specific piece of equipment, the proper government and industry standards must be met. Total Equipment Training provides the instruction and guidance needed to safely and legally operate many kinds of heavy equipment that are required by employers.
State and OSHA regulations for heavy equipment operators and owners vary. Additionally, some states have their own standards and regulations which need to be adhered to as well. TET guides you through the certification process by bringing comprehensive and in-depth heavy equipment training to you at your site. This means each training is specifically tailored to your needs. We use your equipment and work at your pace.