Articulated & Skid Steer Loader Training

Only trained and authorized persons are permitted to operated articulated and skid steer loaders. Training is offered by Environmental Health and Safety and includes:

  • Explanations of electrical, fall, and falling object hazards;
  • Procedures for dealing with hazards;
  • Recognizing and avoiding unsafe conditions in the work setting;
  • Instructions for correct operation of the lift (including maximum intended load and load capacity);
  • Demonstrations of the skills and knowledge needed to operate a loader before operating it on the job;
  • When and how to perform inspections
  • Manufacturer’s requirements. 

In addition to the EHS classroom training, hands-on operator certification is required for articulated and skid steer loaders.

To view the upcoming schedule and sign up for an training class, sign in to the Employee Learning Center.


Kelly States
Assistant Director

Jamie McQuaid
Program Manager