Ontario Parks Association   
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Skid Steer Training

Instructed by: 

Dave Horne
This practical, hands-on course covers basic safe operation techniques and hazard awareness for those intending to operate a Skid Steer. 

Upon completion, trainees will be familiar with safe operation practices, daily and scheduled maintenance, safe lifting capacities and connecting and disconnecting various attachments.

Please note: this is not a certification course, only an awareness training. 

This course will cover:
  • Understand and locate the safety features
  • Demonstrate safe entry, parking and exit of machines
  • Locate controls and identify their functions
  • Explain how the distribution of weight affects a Skid Steer Loader and
  • The differences between a Tipping Load and a Rated Operating
  • Capacity
  • Understand the hydrostatic transmission, and how it affects the loader and or operation of boom
  • Understand the reasons as to why regular maintenance is important and locate key lubrication points
  • Understand safety maneuvers including safe travel and working with or without a load
  • Demonstrate the procedure for changing attachments and explain the reasoning behind using various attachments
  • Operate with work site efficiency and hazard awareness
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S Act) and other Legislation compliance
OPA Members: $242.95
Potential OPA Members: $339.00

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Ontario Parks Association

7856 5th Line South · Milton · Ontario · L9T 2X8 *

Phone: 905-864-6182 · Toll Free: 1-866-560-7783

Email: shelley@ontarioparksassociation.ca or training@ontarioparksassociation.ca

(*Note: If you are mapping our location, enter Halton Hills, not Milton, as the city)


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