Video Training Module 3

Equipment/Tool Operation and Safety

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3A: Backhoe/Loader Operation

Duration: 30 min

Description:
This section covers operator maintenance responsibility, safe operating techniques and the various attachments available for the backhoe.

Audience:
Backhoe operators, road supervisors, safety managers.


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3B: Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Duration: 1 hr 50 min

Description:
This section reviews all aspects of the Commercial Driver's License examination. Each participant should have the Florida CDL Manual before taking the course. There are videos provided with practice test questions and answers for studying purposes. 

Audience:
Drivers of vehicle classified as commercial, supervisors, and safety supervisors.


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3C: Dozer

Duration: 25 min

Description:
Dozer's are a very important piece of equipment for earthwork. They are used to clean, rough grade and move large amounts of soil. As such, a Dozer needs constant maintenance. It is also a piece of equipment and if not used properly can become a safety issue.

Audience:
Heavy equipment training operators, field operation inspectors


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3D: Dump Truck Operation and Preventative Maintenance

Duration: 1 hr 25 min

Description:
This section describes the operator maintenance functions and operating techniques of dump trucks.

Audience:
Dump truck operators and road supervisors.


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3E: Motor Grader

Duration: 1 hr 55 min

Description:
This section deals with the daily maintenance responsibility of operators, safety and operation motor graders including cleaning ditches, grading roads and slopes. It is intended to be a refresher for experienced operators and basic instruction for beginners.

Audience:
Motor grader operators, road maintenance supervisors and personnel in-training.


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3F: Asphalt Pavement Rollers

Duration: 15 min

Description:
In asphaltic concrete paving operations there are two types of rollers which influence the quality of pavement: Steel Wheel and Pneumatic Tired. Proper operation of the pneumatic tired roller affects the riding quality and smoothness of the pavement.

Audience: 
Pneumatic Tired Roller operators, paving inspectors, paving supervisors


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    3G: Tractor

    Duration: 45 min

    Description:
    Tractors are a very versatile piece of equipment. Used with front end and rear end attachments such as box blades, angle blades, augers, mowers, fork lifts, and loader buckets, tractors are used in a variety of road operations from mowing to ditch grading to graded road maintenance.

    Audience:
    Tractor operators, mower operators, road grading equipment operators, equipment supervisors


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