SAF2005 - Backhoe/Loader Safety Training Course - UDT

Course CodeSAF2005
Course TitleBackhoe/Loader Safety Training Course - UDT
DescriptionThis course provides the training required in FWS Policy, 321 FW 1, to permit operation of Service-owned, operated, rented, or leased backhoe/loader with applicable attachments. The course is designed to familiarize employees, volunteers, and partner operators with the safe operation and preventative maintenance of backhoe/loaders and attachments. The course includes classroom and field operation instruction.

NOTE: A backhoe/loader refresher course is required in 3 years upon completion of this course in order to maintain authorization to operate. Refer to SAF 2R05, Backhoe/Loader Refresher Course for details.

Pre-Requisite: Completion of the Web-based Backhoe/Loader Pre-Class Study Course, SAF2W05 is required prior to attending the SAF2005, Backhoe/Loader Safety Training course.

Length of Course: 1 day/8 hours (3hours Pre-Class study, 4 hours classroom, 1 hour field operation)

FWS Regional Heavy Equipment Coordinators contact information:

Region 1&8 -503/231-2075

  Region 2 - Ed Bass, 505/248-6607

  Region 3 - Dale Pittman, 309/535-3151

  Region 4 - Stan Zazado, 404/679-7159

Region 5 - Charles Glock, 410/228-5889 X22

Region 6 - Wade Briggs, 605/256-1081

Region 7 - Thomas Siekaniec, 907/786-3344
Provide operators with the skills and knowledge necessary that will allow them to make informed decisions about their own safety, the safety of all around them, and the safety of the backhoe/loader.

Allow attendees to demonstrate, through written examinations and actual demonstration, that they have the skills and knowledge to safely operate a backhoe/loader with attachments in accordance with Service policy, manufacturer specifications and industry standards.

Availability: FWS EMPLOYEES/AFFILIATED PERSONNEL ONLY. Contact your appropriate Regional Heavy Equipment Coordinator to register for the course.

Completion of an online preclass component will be required prior to attending this class.
Target Audience:
Any FWS affiliated individual who operates Service-owned, leased, or rented backhoe/loaders.
Delivery MethodSee Course Description
Instructional Hours8
Non-FWS Fee$0.00
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Extracted from DOI LEARN on11/28/2014 4:00:28 AM

Schedule:  SAF2005 - Backhoe/Loader Safety Training Course - UDT

StartEndSession InformationLocationRegisterSession Contact
11/28/2014 11/28/2015

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