Tractor Mower Operations Safety


Nov 01, 2016


Clemson University

202 Hugo Drive

Seneca, SC


Course Description:
This class is designed to certify tractor/mower operators in safe operation of their equipment, right-of-way mowers. Certification 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:
Jim Green is an OSHA authorized outreach trainer with over 20 years of safety training experience. He is certified by the National and International Association of Safety Professionals as a safety manager, safety auditor, and training specialist. He was also a safety trainer with the US Army.

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 30 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 any questions regarding workshop registration please contact Brittany Wirtz at 864-656-4383 or bwirtz@clemson.edu.