Equipment Training


The goal of this course is to ensure the safety of employees by educating them how to competently and safely operate a powered industrial truck. This training prepares an individual to understand the hazards involved and is intended to reduce the number of injuries and deaths that occur. A three (3) year certification card is issued upon completion of the course. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178 / WAC 296-863

• Responsibilities as a user and operator
• Conducting a pre-start inspection
• Various types of equipment
• Preventing accidents
• Identifying hazards in operation
• Forklift safety and stability
• Main parts of a forklift
• Practical Hands on Training

Additional Related Courses & Programs Available:

• Aerial / Boom Lift
• Scissor Lift / Elevated Platform

Chainsaw/Sawyer Training

This program is designed for employees using chainsaws that are in occupations other than professional logging. The program is specifically designed for employees whom use chainsaws periodically in various situations to include saw mills, tree service companies, private and public sector road maintenance crews, public utility crews, railroads, and various other industries that operate chainsaws. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.266 / WAC 296-54

• The Safety Standards for Logging Operations.
• Personal protective equipment requirements.
• Chainsaws (Components, Inspection & Maintenance, Safety Features, Reactive Forces)
• Felling, Limbing, Bucking & Topping
• Site safety and hazardous analysis
• Hazard identification of danger trees.
• Hands on bucking and felling for students

Rigging & Signal Person

This course is designed for individuals rigging for overhead lifts, which covers the basics of rigging and hand signals. Riggers must meet the qualification requirements prior to performing hoisting activities for assembly and disassembly work. A qualified rigger is required whenever employees are engaged in hooking, unhooking, guiding the load, or in the initial connection of a load to a component or structure, and are within the fall zone. This qualification must be renewed every five (5) years. Rigging – OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1400, 1404, 1425 / WAC 296-155-53306; Signal Person – OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1428 / WAC 296-155-53302

• Covers All Applicable Laws and Regulations
• Crane Safety Awareness
• Wire Rope / Chain / Nylon
• Hitches & Spreader Bars
• Safe and Unsafe Rigging Practices
• Load Hooks & Shackles
• Assessing Safe Working Load
• Knowing Rigging Hardware
• Understanding Sling Angles
• Load Center of Gravity

Additional Related Courses & Programs Available:

• Articulating Boom Crane
• Bucket Truck