Purpose: This course provides experienced operators with information and hands-on experience in the safe operation of this equipment. It does not train participants in basic operating competencies but focuses on issues related to the safe operation of plow truck sanders. Participants who are able to demonstrate the required knowledge and skills will be issued a certificate valid for 3 years.
- regulations related to safe operation
- types of plows and sanders
- equipment configuration
- pre-operation walk-around checks
- instrumentation and controls
- basic safety precautions
- review of basic operating procedures
- hands-on practice and evaluation.
Methods: Classroom instruction, group discussion, practical exercise, videos, hands-on practice on a plow truck sander, evaluation of ability to operate one safely.
Prerequisites: Participants must have experience operating a plow truck sander.
Participants: Any workers who operate plow truck sanders.
Duration: 1 Day. The course will run from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (flexible).
NOTES: Course by request only. Requesting municipality must supply a plow truck sander in safe operating condition, along with the operators' manual for reference in the classroom, a cleared area to operate the equipment, approximately 50 meters by 150 meters or larger, 10 pylons, and 4 barricades.
MINIMUM FEE to run a class with less than 4 participants: $700. Maximum class size: 4
Member Price: $175.00 + GST
Non-Member Price: $265.00 + GST