Dump Truck Training & Certification
What do we offer? Whether you want dump truck certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the dump truck training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford.
What are my options for dump truck training?
What’s in the Dump Truck Training Course?
Our Dump Truck Safety Training course is regulation compliant, and our online version fulfills classroom training requirements. Each class contains sections on internal and external anatomy, principles to maintain stability, safe operation, hazards to avoid, and more.
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required.
Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, and local standards, this training encompasses the following standards for dump trucks:
- Encompasses these U.S. Standards
29 CFR 1926.600 – Equipment
29 CFR 1926.601 – Motor Vehicles
29 CFR 1926.602 – Material Handling
29 CFR 1926.604 – Site Clearing
29 CFR 1926.28 – PPE
29 CFR 1926.55 – Gases, Fumes, Dusts
29 CFR 1926 Subpart G – Signs, Signals, Barricades
- Encompasses these Canadian Standards
Can/CSA-B3252.0-09 – ROPS, FOPS (General Mobile Equipment)
CSA Z1001 – Occupational Health & Safety Training
CSA Z96 – High Visibility Apparel
CSA Z617-06 – PPE
Canada Labour Code Part II – Employer and Employee Duties
Why do I need dump truck training?
In line with regulations, anyone who operates heavy equipment must receive training prior to operating the machine on their own. Requirements for refresher training related to forklifts or other processes are very specific. Most other equipment doesn’t have such specific requirements, but it’s wise to follow the same guidelines.
When it comes to refresher training, standards in some instances (like forklifts) are very specific: operators must be re-evaluated every three years to see if they are still competent to operate the equipment. Best practices say to apply this same rule to all types of equipment. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the evaluation is to be determined by the employer but