Skid Steer Operator

Course Introduction

Our Skid Steer operator safety training provides participants a general understanding of the safe and efficient operation of a Skid Steer loader. Participants will be able to identify specific health and safety hazards associated with operating a Skid Steer.

Course Details

  • Discuss how weight distribution affects skid-steer loader steering and stability.
  • Explain the difference between Tipping Load and Rated Operating Capacity.
  • Have an understanding of the hydrostatic transmission, and that the loader will react the moment the steering levers are moved.
  • Explain why maintenance is an important factor for safe, efficient, and productive operation.
  • Identify the controls and their functions.
  • Identify the loader's safety features and explain their importance.
  • Explain the steps of safe entry and exit.
  • Know the fundamentals of safe maneuvering, traveling, and working with the attachment.
  • Know the fundamentals of efficient maneuvering, traveling, and working with the attachment.