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Skid Steer Loaders

Skid Steer Loaders, commonly known as Skid Steers are highly maneuverable pieces of equipment that can be used with a wide variety of attachments and for multiple functions. Because of their unique design and differences from other equipment, it is imperative that the operator has a good understanding of the operating principles.

Skid Steer Loaders

Skid Steer Loaders

Course Details

FSN’s Skid Steer program includes a classroom session covering skid steer operational theory, regulations and safety features as well as hands-on training to give the operator a basic understanding of how the equipment works.

Length of Course: 4 Hours

Maximum Number of Students: 8
Prerequisites: Hands-on Experience Recommended
Regulatory References:

  • Occupational Health & Safety Act

  • Ontario Construction Regulation 213/91

  • Ontario Industrial Regulation 851


Equipment must be available on-site for hands-on component.

Course Content

  • Standards and Regulations

  • Design Principles

  • Operating Controls

  • Safety Features

  • Site Hazards

  • Inspection Procedures

  • Safe Operation of Equipment

  • Attachments

  • Emergency Planning

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