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Earth Moving Equipment

Earth Moving Equipment, Safety Training, OSHA Training

Course Description

Earthmoving equipment is used to excavate, dig, remove, or transport parts of the earth’s surface. Earthmoving equipment is used mainly during excavation and trenching operations.

Language: English

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Earthmoving Equipment regulations fall under 29 CFR 1926.602 “Material Handling Equipment.”

Government Requirements:

29 CFR 1926.602

29 CR 1910.95

Who Needs this Training?

Workers who will perform excavation and trenching operations using earthmoving equipment will need adequate training to operate these types of equipment.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified

Workers who remain uncertified and untrained are at higher risk of experiencing injuries and fatalities when working on or near heavy earthmoving equipment.

Included Topics:

By the end of this course, we will have covered the following topics:

-Introduction – 0:21

-Topic 1: Introduction – 2:09

-Topic 2: Types of Earthmoving Equipment – 2:21

-Topic 3: Equipment Safety – 4:18

-Topic 4: Noise Protection – 3:04

-Topic 5: Waste Removal – 2:04

-Topic 6: Lockout/Tagout and Inspection – 2:20

-Topic 7: Personal Protective Equipment – 1:48

-Summary – 0:35


Annual recertification is recommended.

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