Mechanical Equipment

OSHA’s Standard for Safety and Health Regulations for Construction Subpart O (1926.600) deal with Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, and Marine Operations. The fundamentals of mechanical equipment maintenance is addressed in this standard.

Goals of the Course

The goal of this course is to instill the necessary skills and ability in the operators who need to manage loaders, rollers, graders, excavators, and bulldozers. This course will teach students about unsafe practices employed by operators or others around equipment which result in dangerous scenarios.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

The training applies to every OSHA employee, who intends to address emergencies disturbing the
sustained operations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office. This includes
employees handling hazardous waste material.

Learning Outcome:

At the completion of this course, students will learn:

Training Modules:

Module 1

Types of Heavy Equipment

Module 2

Heavy Equipment Operations and Hazards

Module 3

Engineering Controls and Work Practices

Module 4

Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM)

Module 5

Motorized Vehicle Struck-By Hazards

Module 6

Noise and Hearing Protection

Module 7

Equipment Operator Safety

Module 8

Work Zone Safety and Traffic Control

Module 9

Signal Person and Spotter Safety

Module 10

Personal Protective Equipment


Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

Quiz will be held at the end of each module to comprehend the knowledge of students about that
module and its relevant aspects. It is mandatory to pass all quizzes to be able to take final

Examinable Features

Completion time

Students are expected to complete all modules and pass final exam within 6 months of the initial registration
to receive course credits. A re-registration with complete course fee will be required after the expiration of this time period.
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