Occupational Safety and Health Act, employers must comply with hazard-specific safety and health standards and regulations promulgated by OSHA or by a state with an OSHA-approved state plan. In addition, pursuant to Section 5(a)(1), the General Duty Clause of the Act, employers must provide their employees with a workplace free from recognized hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm.

Such vehicles are not covered by the requirements of OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck standard, 29 CFR 1910.178.


  1. Prepare For Safe Operation
  2. Don’t get crushed by moving parts
  3. Prevent Rollover Accidents
  4. Other Operational Hazards
  5. Environmental Hazards
  6. Test


The evaluation will consist of the student demonstrating operational skills on the skid steer loader as well as the knowledge to preform spotter & hand signal to an operator.


The employer should provide their skid loader that their employees will be operating for the practical or rent a skid loader that would be site specific to your job tasks.

Must be 18yrs of age Expiration: 3yrs

Instructor to Student ratio – 1:15

Length: 4-6 Hrs. (Depends on practicals)

Cost will depend on class size