Hydraulic Derricks

SKU: TDHDD00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to familiarize participants with three types of hydraulic digging equipment: digger derricks, backhoes, and trenchers. The major working parts and controls and safe operating practices for each are described. Each piece of equipment is shown safely performing a job typical of those for which it is designed. After completing this course, participants should be able to locate and identify the major working parts and controls of digger derricks, backhoes, and trenchers. They should also be able to summarize the uses for which each machine has been designed and describe each machine's safe operation in the field.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Digger Derricks
  • Identify the major working parts of a typical digger derrick.
  • Identify the controls of a digger derrick.
  • List factors to be considered when operating a digger derrick.
  • Digger Derricks Operations
  • List factors to be considered when positioning a digger derrick at a job site.
  • Describe how a digger derrick is used to dig a hole.
  • Describe how a digger derrick is used to install a utility pole.
  • Backhoes
  • Identify the major working parts of a backhoe.
  • Identify the controls of a backhoe.
  • List factors to be considered when operating a back hoe.
  • Backhoe Operation
  • Describe the proper procedure for transporting a backhoe.
  • List factors to be considered when positioning a backhoe at a work area.
  • Describe general techniques for operating a backhoe.
  • Trenchers
  • Identify the major working parts of a trencher.
  • Identify the controls of a trencher.
  • Describe typical jobs for which a trencher would be used.
  • Trencher Operation
  • Describe the proper procedure for transporting a trencher.
  • Describe the proper procedure for operating a trencher.
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