Yard Loader Safety Training

0.5 day
Currently there are no sessions scheduled for this course. Please contact one of our Customer Care Representatives or call 1-888-730-7821 to inquire about future course openings or to be placed on a wait list for this course.

The instructor-led course, in a classroom setting, provides workers who operate a variety of different types of log- and lumber-moving mobile machines, commonly referred to as yard loaders, with the knowledge and information necessary to operate these machines in a safe manner.

The primary focus is on safe operating procedures relating to: - Personal protective equipment - Danger zones - Circle check - Loading/unloading - Traveling

As well as hazards related to: - Retained energy - Overhead power lines - Terrain and roadways - Traffic

The course includes three to four hours of classroom presentation and discussion, and may include an outside machine demonstration of circle check and routine maintenance.

Intended Audience: 

This course is intended for supervisors, JHSC members, health and safety representatives, and operators of yard loaders in sawmill, veneer and other board industries.