Telehandler Operator

29 CFR 1910.178

This course covers an introduction to the heavy highway trade of trucks and heavy equipment.

Course content includes procedures and components of trucks, heavy equipment, below grade construction, earthmoving, plant operations, paving, and structures.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to the Telehandler
  • Machine capabilities & limitations
  • Pre-operational checklist
  • Explanation & use of controls
  • Explain the basic terminology and types of equipment and their uses
  • Identify career opportunities available to heavy equipment operators
  • Explain the purpose and objectives of an apprentice training program
  • Explain operator responsibilities and the characteristics of a good operator
  • Explain the importance of safety in relation to heavy equipment

The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

SELA Safety Council, LLC. training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. SELA Safety Council, LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

SELA Safety Council, LLC. Copyright© 2020 All rights Reserved

Estimated Time: 2 hours

Course Instructor

osha1212 osha1212 Author


1 month of access

Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)

1 month of access

Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) refers to training that is delivered in a virtual or simulated environment, or when instructor and learner are in separate locations. Virtual instruction environments are designed to simulate the traditional classroom or learning experience.