Motor Grader - Operation & Safety is part of VISTA's growing family of Silver Series online training programs, 1-2 hours in length and delivered via the web. They are ideal for new operator training as well as refresher training for experienced operators.
The motor grader has a critical job: maintaining roads to help keep vehicles moving efficiently. Arm your trainees with the basics to help them handle the main tasks of this complex machine: grading, ripping and road maintenance in construction and mining applications.
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Key topics in this program include:
Lesson 1 - Introduction: This lesson includes course objectives and dives deeper into the importance of understanding operator responsibility and awareness of surroundings to help ensure safety. Possible hazards are also discussed.
Lesson 2 - Getting to Know Your Grader: This lesson explains grader components. The controls, parts, and different warning systems and gauges are also explored, each being important parts of operating the machine safely.
Lesson 3 - Pre-use and Post-Use Inspection: This lesson builds upon what trainees have learned in the first two lessons and teaches the importance of inspecting the entire machine. Identifying areas where the machine may be broken or even dangerous to operate is vital to ensure the safety of all operators.
Lesson 4 - Operation: Included in this lesson is a discussion on starting and warming up the machine, backing, and operating the blade and ripper.
Lesson 5 - Operating Tasks: This lesson describes many of the possible scenarios in which a motor grader will be used. From general grading concepts to drainage and dust control, this lesson will expose trainees to the important functions of a motor grader.
This web-based training course can be delivered any time, anywhere you have access to an internet connection. We realize you may only need to train an operator to run one of these grading workhorses once or twice a year, which is why it makes sense to access this training program on demand, when you need it.
Trainers: Before you begin classroom or field training, why not provide your trainees with a solid foundation of knowledge about the equipment and how to operate it safely? This web-based Operation & Safety training course can be delivered any time, anywhere.
Recommended Prerequisite(s): Heavy Equipment - Intro & Safety, Heavy Equipment - Pre-Use Inspection
Estimated length of training program: 1-2 hours + final test
Number of test Questions: 21
Printable Certificate of Completion: Yes, with trainee’s name, date and test score
Incorrect Question Feedback report: Yes
Immediate online delivery for one person - viewable for up to 60 days