Excavator & Excavation Safety Instructor Kit

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Excavator & Excavation Safety Instructor Kit

$350.00

The Excavator & Excavation Instructor Kit covers both an excavator operator course and an excavation & trenching competent person course.

The kit contains:

Excavator & Excavation Spiral- contains instructor tips, instructor guide, and a practical hands-on evaluation guideline

Thumb Drive- contains PowerPoint presentation, forms, and regulations

*In order to comply with CTS training standards, each trainee must have their own study guide.  All material is protected by copyright law and may not be copied or reproduced.

Description

Excavator & Excavation training complies with training requirements established by The Occupational Safety & Health Act, Subpart O, Section 1926 Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, and Marine Operations, Subpart P, Section 1926 Excavations, and Subpart W, Section 1926 Rollover Structures and Overhead Guards.  Excavator & Excavation training will cover all applicable SAE standards and how to protect workers from several hazards associated with operating and maintaining these machines.

Topics Presented in Class:

  1. Regulations and Standards
  2. Operators Manuals
  3. Types and Uses of Excavators
  4. Excavator Basic Components
    1. Power Train
    2. Tracks
    3. Cab
  5. Safety Features
  6. PPE
  7. Inspections
    1. JSA
    2. Pre/Post Inspection
    3. Maintenance
  8. Mounting/Dismounting
  9. Controls
  10. Operator Factors
  11. Safe Operation
  12. Crush Hazards
  13. Hand Signals
  14. Stability Factors
    1. Grade and Slope
    2. Ground Composition
    3. Center of Gravity
    4. Equipment Condition
    5. Horizontal Loading/Vertical Lifting
  15. Other Operational Hazards
  16. Operating in Water and Mud
  17. Steep and Slippery Slopes
  18. Danger Swing Area
  19. Back Over Accidents
  20. Excavation and Trenching Competent Person
    1. Definitions
    2. Site Evaluation Planning
      • Hazards
      • Protective Systems
      • Utility Safety
      • Soil – Definitions, Test Methods and Mechanics
    3. Cave-Ins
      • Adjacent Structures
      • Shoring
      • Trench Shield
      • Materials and Equipment
      • Sloping & Benching
      • Spoils
      • Loose Rock and Soil
    4. Additional Hazards
      • Atmospheric
      • Access and Egress
      • Vehicles
      • Falls
    5. Daily Inspections
  21. Lifting
    1. Capacities
    2. Objects
    3. Bucket Lifting
  22. Attachments
  23. Hydraulics
  24. Exhaust Hazards
  25. Environmental Hazards
  26. Electrical Hazards
  27. Fueling
  28. Loading/Unloading
  29. Stopping and Parking
  30. Written Exam

Excavator & Excavation Hands-on and Evaluation

  1. Complete JSA
  2. Complete Pre-use Inspections
  3. Evaluate trainee on a track dozer on a work related course
    1. Review evaluation with trainee
  4. Excavation Inspection Summary
    1. Review evaluation with trainee