WorkSafe B.C. (Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia) regulations require all loader operators to have proof of legislated training.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

To provide the operator with:

- an understanding of wheel loader handling characteristics

- basic technical considerations and loader dynamics

- an understanding of primary regulations (pre-shift testing, brakes & steering)

- a bench-mark for improving operating skills

- a desire to maintain his/her vehicle in good working order

- how to operate safely and efficiently

 

During the course the operator will:

- receive theory and practical instruction

- complete a test on theory and practical

- receive a workbook and writing materials

 

Upon successful completion each student will receive:

- a diploma

- a photo ID certification card

 

Requirements:

- an understanding of English

- steel toed boots

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

The theory session covers many headings including:

  • Regulations
  • Types of Loaders
  • Parts of a Loader
  • Timber Grapples
  • Bucket
  • ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure)
  • Engines (Gasoline & Diesel)
  • Tires
  • Hydraulics
  • Pre-Shift Inspection
  • Pre-Shift Lubrication
  • Loader Safety Operations
  • Loading
  • Unloading
  • Traveling
  • Stopping
  • Stability
  • Overhangs

The practical session includes:

  • Pre-shift Inspection
  • Turning
  • Parking
  • General Operation

 

Course length: Minimum 8 hours

 

 

Call 604-513-8228 now for a training schedule!