Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT
Duration:1 – 7 days depending on previous experience
Operators duties, responsibilities and general machine safety including MindSafety
Hazards and risk associated to mini excavator operations
Identification of component parts and Pre Start safety checks
Machine controls and function
Machine safety devices and protective structures
General machine manoeuvring and control
Site the machine safely and efficiently in relation to the task be-ing undertaken.
Safe digging practice and procedures
Practical exercises to include deep and shallow trench working
Backfill and compaction methods with 360˚ Excavator (below 10t)
Clearly understand the causes on instability of excavator and loads handled.
Operate and travel machine safely on inclines
Operate machine safely and efficiently
Bucket changing and operational considerations.
Shut down and park machine safely
Prepare machine for travel on/off trailer
Attachment and use of hydraulic breaker (If required)
Hydraulic system safety (Connection and disconnection)