As an operator of aggregate hauling equipment, it’s crucial that you understand your equipment, how to safely operate it, and the safety procedures for loading and unloading the materials you’re hauling. This online course is designed to introduce you to the types of aggregate hauling equipment as well as the safety practices for operating the equipment and loading and unloading materials. This course covers theory only. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be emailed a competency evaluation form that your employer can use to evaluate your practical skills.
The theory presented in this course will cover:
Aggregate definitions and types
Aggregate hauler configurations
Vehicle inspection station requirements
Legislation to be aware of as a driver
Hazards common to hauling aggregate and operating heavy machinery
Strategies for combatting fatigue, stress, impairment, and distracted driving
The contents of a journey management plan
Hydraulic and air systems
Loading and unloading aggregate
Loading, hauling, and unloading asphalt.
A mark of 100% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in an effort to achieve the pass mark.
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. The certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date indicated on the certificate.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Who Should Attend
This course would be of benefit to anyone that is working in or around aggregate hauling equipment.