Loader Backhoe Training & Certification
What do we offer? Whether you want loader backhoe training and 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 loader backhoe training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford.
What are my options for loader backhoe training?
What’s in the Loader Backhoe Training Course?
Our Backhoe safety training course is OSHA compliant, and our online version fulfills OSHA’s classroom training requirement. Each class contains sections on anatomy, stability, operation, hazards, 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 by OSHA.
Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, and local standards, this training encompasses the following OSHA standards for backhoes:
- Encompasses these U.S. Standards
29 CFR 1926.600 – Equipment
29 CFR 1926.602 – Material Handling Equipment
29 CFR 1926.604 – Site Clearing
29 CFR 1926.650-652 – Excavations
29 CFR 1926, Subpart P, App A – Soil Classification
29 CFR 1926, Subpart P, App F – Protective Systems
Why do I need loader backhoe training?
In line with OSHA requirements, anyone who operates heavy equipment must receive training prior to operating the machine on their own. OSHA 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, OSHA’s standard in some instances (like forklifts) are very specific: operators must be re-evaluated every three