Haul Truck Safety Instructor Kit


The kit contains:

Haul Truck Instructor 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.


Haul Truck training complies with training requirements established by The Occupational Safety & Health Act, Subpart O, Section 1926 Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, and Marine Operations and Subpart W, Section 1926 Rollover Structures and Overhead Guards. Haul Truck 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
  2. Operator Manuals
  3. Types of Haul Trucks
  4. Operator’s Cab
  5. Safety Features
  6. Articulated Steering
  7. Decals
  8. Operator Issues and Factors
  9. Operator Visibility
  10. Visibility Point
  11. Personal Protective Equipment
  12. Environmental Hazards
  13. Inspections
    1. Pre-Use
    2. Workplace
  14. Energized Power Lines
    1. Minimum Clearance Distances
    2. Operator Error
    3. Power Line Emergencies
  15. Unsafe Conditions
  16. Mounting and Dismounting
  17. Engine Starting
  18. Engine & Transmission Warm-Up
  19. Driving Precautions
  20. Haul Road
    1. Signage
    2. Recommended Haul Road
    3. Haul Road Grade
      1. Slope Driving
    4. Haul Road Berms
      1. Boulders as Berms
    5. Center of Gravity
    6. Load Placement
    7. Dumping
      1. Good Practice Dumping
      2. End Dumping Positions
      3. Dumping Area
    8. Refueling
    9. Shutdown
    10. Written Exam

Haul Truck Hands-on and Evaluation

  1. Complete Pre-use Inspections
  2. Evaluate trainee on a Haul Truck on a work-related course
    1. Review evaluation with trainee

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