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Articulated Truck - Operation & Safety v2.0.1LVH5 (SSAT)


In this course, trainees learn how to be safe and productive with one of the true, all-weather workhorses of mining and heavy construction: the articulated haul truck. When conditions are adverse or when you've got a worksite with close quarters requiring tight turns, or you need a hauler that can go where others can't, it's tough to beat the articulated haul truck.

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Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
• Identify and understand articulated haul truck features, functions and major components.
• Understand key safety topics related to this truck and working around other equipment.
• Understand the steps for safe, efficient and productive loading, operating and dumping.

Lesson 1: Introduction
• Review the content of the entire course.
• Explain the importance of operator responsibility and attention to the operator’s manual.

Lesson 2: Getting to Know Your Truck
• Identify important components of the truck and what they do.
• Discuss warning signals and their meaning.

Lesson 3: Pre-use Inspection
• Identify the main areas of the truck that must be inspected before and after use.
• Examine possible broken or missing parts.
• Discuss the importance of inspection to ensure the safety of the operator and surrounding workers.

Lesson 4: Loading
• Explains the main aspects of loading and articulated truck:
• Spotting
• Positioning
• Communication
• Overall safety

Lesson 5: Hauling
• Describe in depth how to use the truck for hauling.
• Define conditions that may be hazardous, such as rough roads or limited visibility.
• Focus on important areas of hauling including; load balance, damage reduction, and using the retarder.

Lesson 6: Unloading
• Understand dump areas, as well as dumping methods
• Examine how to continue operating safely in the presence of an incline or other hazards.

Final Exam – 23 question exam with incorrect response feedback

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 safety? This e-learning training course can be delivered anytime, anywhere you have access to a high-speed internet connection.

Overall Course Specifications:
Estimated length of training program: 1 - 2 hours + final test
Number of test questions: 23
Printable Certificate of Completion: Yes, with person's name, date and test score
Final Exam Feedback report: Yes
Language: English
Narration: Yes

Immediate online delivery for one person - viewable for up to 60 days
  • Introduction
  • Getting to Know Your Truck
  • Pre and Post-use Inspections
  • Loading
  • Hauling
  • Unloading
  • Final Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed