Course CodeSAF2004-UDT
Course TitleSkid Steer Safety Training Course-UDT (FWS HEAVY EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR USE ONLY)
  • Availability:  FWS EMPLOYEES / AFFILIATED PERSONNEL ONLY who operates Service-owned, leased, or rented skid steer.  Contact your appropriate Regional Heavy Equipment Coordinator to register for the course.  
  • Pre-Requisite:  Completion of the Web-based Heavy Equipment Pre-Class Training course FWS-SAF-HE-PRECLASS-OLT is required prior to attending Heavy Equipment Safety Training.  
  • Description:  This course provides the training required in FWS Policy, 321 FW 1, to permit operation of Service-owned, operated, rented, or leased skid steer with applicable attachments and is designed to familiarize employees, volunteers, and partner operators with the safe operation and preventative maintenance of skid steer and attachments. The course includes classroom and field operation instruction. 
  • Objectives:  Provide operators with the skills and knowledge necessary that will allow them to make informed decisions about their own safety, the safety of those around them, and the skid steer.  Also, allows attendees to demonstrate, through written examinations and actual demonstration, that they have the skills and knowledge to safely operate a skid steer with attachments in accordance with Service policy, manufacturer specifications and industry standards. 
  • Length of Course:  Determined by class size but typically takes 1 day / 8hrs.  Training consists of at least 4 hours classroom study and no less than 1 hour of field operation (seat time) per student 
  • NOTE:  Heavy Equipment Operator refresher course is required 3-years after completion of this course in order to maintain authorization to operate. Refer to FWS-SAF-HE-REFRESH-OLT, Heavy Equipment Safety Refresher OLT Course for details.  

FWS Regional Heavy Equipment Coordinators contact information:

National Coordinator (703) 358-2190

Region 1 & 8  (503) 231-2075 

Region 2 - Ed Bass, (505) 248-6607

Region 3 - Dale Pittman, (309) 535-3151

Region 4 - Stan Zazado, (404) 398-1855

Region 5 - Bill Starke, (413) 253-8581

Region 6 - Wade Briggs, (605) 256-1081

Region 7 - Thomas Siekaniec, (907) 786-3344  

Delivery MethodOnline Self Study
Non-FWS Fee$0.00
Instructional Hours8
Course Content ContactRegional FWS Heavy Equipment Coordinators; ;
Curriculum CategorySafety
Registration CategoryHeavy Equipment Safety Coordinators
Registration LinkRegister
Extracted from DOI LEARN on10/28/2016 3:30:21 AM

Schedule:  SAF2004-UDT - Skid Steer Safety Training Course-UDT (FWS HEAVY EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR USE ONLY)

StartEndLocationSession Contact
Self Study Online Regional FWS Heavy Equipment Coordinators