SKIDSTEER / BOBCAT SAFETY < Back to Training List
Course Overview:

Majors McGuire Inc. provides a Skidsteer / Bobcat Safety Course that is intended to teach operators the principles and procedures behind the safe operation of a skidsteer. We cover the basic types of loaders and operation. Participants will have an opportunity to operate and handle loads in the practical portion of the training.

Course OUTLINE:
  • Legislative Requirements & Responsibilities
  • Discuss how weight distribution affect 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 function.
  • Identify the loader’s safety features and explain their importance.
  • Explain the steps of safe entry and exit.
  • Explain the reason for changing attachments and the use of the Bob-Tach system.
  • Know the fundamentals of safe & efficient maneuvering, traveling, and working with the attachment.
Course Length: 5 Hours
Maximum Class Size: 12
Certification: Recommended - 3 Year
Notes:


To register for this course, please contact Majors McGuire at 519-944-9999 or fill out the Contact Us Form indicating which course you are interested in attending.
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