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Backhoe & Skidsteer Operator Training Course 

Only those who are qualified through training or experience are permitted to operate equipment. Laguna Crane’s training offers a comprehensive OSHA and ANSI operator program for Backhoe-Skidsteer operators. Our comprehensive program will go over the safety and operations of the Backhoe-Skidsteer, as well as site-specific safety conditions.

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Course Topics:

  • The effect of weight distribution on skidsteer loader steering and stability
  • Key principles every operator should know
  • Difference betwen tipping load and rated operating capacity
  • Understanding the hydrostatic transmission
  • Loader reaction when steering levers are moved
  • Maintenance, including the importance of safe, efficienct, and productive operation
  • Identify the controls and their functions
  • Identify the safety features and their importance
  • Safe entry and exit
  • Changing attachments - if needed
  • Fundamentals of safe movement and maneuvering
  • Working with attachments
  • Efficient traveling and maneuvering techniques
  • Site hazards and conditions for safe operation
  • Shut down procedures
  • Safe Service
  • Basic hydraulic fundamentals and maintenance procedures for everyday use
  • Engaging and disengaging attachments
  • Components and safety features
  • Operator controls and steering levers
  • Loader inspection
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4109 TX-35 Aransas Pass, TX 78336

(P) 361-758-3130

Fax (F) 361-758-1213