Tractor Mower Operations Safety


Apr 14, 2016


Berkeley County Emergency Services Training Center

474 Reid Hill Road

Moncks Corner, SC


Course Description:
This class is designed to teach tractor/mower operators the safe operation of their equipment, right-of-way mowers. The workshop includes facilitated class room training, a working lunch, and hands-on-equipment training. Safety management of hazards and risks will be discussed and demonstrated. Operations safety training will consist of mounting, dismounting, equipment inspection, proper signage, proper use of personal protection equipment (PPE), and a short driving course. Each participant will receive work gloves, ear plugs, and safety glasses.

Speaker Bio:
With countless years of experience under his belt, Pat Condon’s extensive field work covers everything from site work to punch list. Having worked on various projects including the Spartanburg County Library, Haywood Mall Expansion, and Pelham/I-85 Business Center, Pat has extensive experience in project and construction management. He is OSHA certified and still loves to play with all the big equipment!

Who Should Attend:
Laborer, road crews, supervisors, and highway maintenance workers will find this course beneficial.

8:00 – 8:30Registration
8:30 – 11:30Welcome and Introduction
Self Assessment
Being a Responsible Operator
Safety Management of Hazards & Risks
Following a Safety Program
Before Operations Safety
Safety Practices During Shutdown
11:30 – 12:30Lunch (provided)
12:30 – 4:00Safety During Maintenance
Using Mower/Tractor Safety Checklist
Hands-on Safety Training

Registration Fee:
The registration fee for the workshop is $150.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $70.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and the noon luncheon. Advance registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained. This is a hands-on workshop so space is limited. Only 40 slots available in this class!  Workshops with low advance registration will be subject to cancellation.

Payment Policy:
Payment must be received no later than 5 business days prior to the workshop.  If your registration payment is not received by then, you will not be guaranteed your slot in the class.

Cancellation Policy: 
If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the training. No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.

If you have questions regarding workshop registration please contact CJ Bolding at 864-656-4183 or cwboldi@clemson.edu.