SAF2010-UDT - Specialty Tracked Equipment Safety Training Course-UDT (FWS HEAVY EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR USE ONLY)

Course CodeSAF2010-UDT
Course TitleSpecialty Tracked Equipment Safety Training Course-UDT (FWS HEAVY EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR USE ONLY)
Description• Availability: FWS EMPLOYEES / AFFILIATED PERSONNEL ONLY who operates Service-owned, leased, or rented specialty tracked equipment (e.g. March Master, Geo-Boy, Geo-Trac, etc.). 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 specialty tracked equipment (e.g. Marsh Master, Geo-Boy, Gyro-Trac, etc.) and is designed to familiarize employees, volunteers, and partner operators with the safe operation and preventative maintenance of specialty tracked equipment. 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 specialty tracked equipment. Also, allows attendees to demonstrate, through written examinations and actual demonstration, that they have the skills and knowledge to safely operate specialty tracked equipment 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 John_Blitch@fws.gov Region 1 & 8 (503) 231-2075 Region 2 - Ed Bass, (505) 248-6607 Ed_E_Bass@fws.gov Region 3 - Dale Pittman, (309) 535-3151 Dale_Pittman@fws.gov Region 4 - Stan Zazado, (404) 398-1855 Stan_Zazado@fws.gov Region 5 - Bill Starke, (413) 253-8581 Bill_starke@fws.gov Region 6 - Wade Briggs, (605) 256-1081 Wade_Briggs@fws.gov Region 7 - Thomas Siekaniec, (907) 786-3344 Thomas_Siekaniec@fws.gov
Delivery MethodOnline Self Study
Non-FWS Fee$0.00
Instructional Hours8
Credits/CEUs0.0
Course Content ContactRegional FWS Heavy Equipment Coordinators; ;
Curriculum CategorySafety
Registration CategoryHeavy Equipment Safety Coordinators
Registration LinkRegister
DOI LEARN Course TypeUDT
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Schedule:  SAF2010-UDT - Specialty Tracked Equipment Safety Training Course-UDT (FWS HEAVY EQUIPMENT COORDINATOR USE ONLY)

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Self Study Online Regional FWS Heavy Equipment Coordinators