Safety Alliance

Heavy Equipment Operator



The Heavy Equipment Operator Safety course follows a standardized training format based on competency-based training & performance testing on the type of equipment to be operated.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the Heavy Equipment Operator Safety course, the student should be able to:

  • Define terms associated with equipment safety and operations
  • Identify proper safety practices with regard to bulldozers, backhoes, front-end loaders and scrapers
  • Perform the required safety and operational checks for bulldozers, backhoes, front-end loaders and scrapers

Additional Information

Course Length: 4 hrs

Course Required By: OSHA

Written Exam: Written and hands-on competency will be evaluated at the end of each course.

Retraining: As required. As required. Site and equipment-specific.