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Haul Truck - Operation & Safety v2.0.5H5 (MAINSSHT)

In the mining industry, and on large construction sites, there is one piece of heavy equipment that stands out as the primary production machine. That is of course, the off-the-road haul truck, in this program we will present and review the key tasks that operators will be asked to perform with the truck.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
• Identify and understand haul truck operation best practices and techniques.
• Understand modern rigid frame haul truck components, features and functions.
• Understand and be able to use methods for truck positioning when loading or dumping.


Lesson 1: Haul Truck Overview
• Overview of the topics covered in the course.
• Importance of hazard awareness.
• Description of operator responsibility.

Lesson 2: Hauling
• Identify the two primary types of drive systems used to power haul trucks.
• Define a safe following distance between trucks.
• How to prevent tire damage or failure.
• Ways to manage truck speed on down grades.
• Steps to follow if the haul truck gets stuck.

Lesson 3: Loading
• Traffic patterns that trucks should follow when being loaded.
• Proper truck positioning when being spotted by loading equipment.

Lesson 4: Dumping
• Common dumping methods.
• How close a truck should get to the dump crest when dumping a load.
• Signals the truck operator needs to be familiar with when being spotted by a track dozer.

Final Exam – 23 question exam with incorrect response feedback

Trainers: Before you begin classroom or field training, why not provide your trainees with a solid foundation of knowledge about the equipment and how to operate it safely? This e-learning training course can be delivered anytime, anywhere you have access to a high-speed internet connection.

Overall Course Specifications:
Estimated length of training program: 1-2 hours + final test
Number of test questions: 23
Printable Certificate of Completion: Yes, with person's name, date, and test score
Final Exam Feedback report: Yes
Language: English
Narration: Yes

Immediate online delivery for one person - viewable for up to 60 days
  • Haul Truck Overview
  • Hauling
  • Loading
  • Dumping
  • Final Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed