Purpose: Road Grader Operator Safety will provide experienced grader operators with information and hands on experience in the safe operation of this equipment. The course is not intended to train participants in basic operating competencies but focuses on issues related to the safe operation of the equipment. 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
- driving with other traffic and traveling between sites
- types and parts of graders
- pre-operation walk-around checks
- instrumentation and controls
- basic safety precautions
- hazards of grader operation
- basic operating procedures
- hands-on practice on grader.
Methods: Classroom instruction, group discussion, practical exercise, videos, hands-on practice on a road grader, evaluation of ability to operate road grader safely.
Prerequisites: Participants must have experience operating a road grader.
Participants: Any workers who operate graders.
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 grader in safe operating condition, along with the operators' manual for reference in the classroom, 7 pylons, and a cleared work area (approximately 20 meters x 100 meters) where participants can practice maneuvering and operation.
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