Transporting Construction Equipment Training - Instructor Kit

This construction equipment transportation instructor kit addresses loading, tie-down, transport and unloading of different types of heavy equipment on all types of trailers including tag-alongs, detachable goose necks, beaver tail and fixed-neck lowboys. Eighteen different types of equipment are addressed. Topics covered include:
  • Knowing the trailer's rated capacity
  • The importance of trailer placement prior to loading
  • Transporting equipment in snowy, wet, muddy loading and unloading situations
  • Dangers of loading tracked equipment
  • Chain types and restricted use of tie-down chains
Option 1: Complete kit as described below

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Option 2: Complete kit described below plus DVD video(s)

As a bonus you may purchase a copy of the video(s) presented in your program at the reduced price of an additional $100. Many instructors have found it useful to watch these films in standard DVD format before, during or after the instructor-led portion of the program. The DVD(s) are separate from the kit disc.

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Software license for use/installation on one computer. Please click here for more information on license fees.

Course materials (printed from PDF files on the kit disc)

One full length video is embedded in the kit (e.g., it only plays on a computer while viewing the kit screens). The instructor/trainer is in control of the disc and displays it to the class.

Standard DVD version of video(s) also available - (see below):

Transporting Construction Equipment DVD

Topic summary

  • Lesson 1 - Goals & Objectives
  • Lesson 2 - Introduction to Transporting
  • Lesson 3 - The Trailer
  • Lesson 4 - Loading

  • Lesson 5 - Tie-Down Points
  • Lesson 6 - Tie-Down Equipment
  • Lesson 7 - Tie-Down Procedures
  • Lesson 8 - On the Road

Additional course materials included on the disc

  • What to teach
  • How to teach
  • Training agenda
  • Pre-planning checklist
  • Brief history of construction equipment
  • Historical health hazards
  • Role of OSHA/MSHA
  • What constitutes safety training
  • Look/listen/smell

  • Resources available
  • Glossary of construction terms
  • Course evaluation
  • Attendance roster
  • Discussion questions
  • Exam
  • Exam key
  • Course certificate

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For more information about VISTA's on-site training services, please contact us at 800-942-2886 or 262-514-2886, or send us an e-mail message.

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VISTA transporting construction equipment instructor kit

Instructor Kit Advantages

  • Raise the level of professionalism of your training
  • Save time
  • Provide your operators with more consistent, structured safety training
  • Print as many copies as you need
  • Take the hassle out of record-keeping

VISTA instructor kits are ideal for owners of small equipment fleets, or if your firm doesn't have a person dedicated to training. Safety is still critically important!