Snow Plow Training for Pick-ups and Small Vehicles

This program is designed to teach participants the skills and methods necessary to operate light duty snow removal equipment.

Participants will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Construction Regulations and MTO Regulations as they relate to Operating a Plow Mounted Pick Up Truck
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Mounting the Snow Plow to the Vehicle
  • Hazards associated with the use of a Operating a Plow Mounted Pick Up Truck
  • Hazard Control of a Plow Mounted Pick Up Truck
  • Plow Mounted Pick Up Truck features and their importance
  • Changing plows
  • Fundamentals of efficient manoeuvring, traveling and working
  • Electric sanders – do’s and don’ts
  • Salt – too much or just enough
  • Safe Operator while driving on roadways
  • Pre-start inspection

Written Test – A Practical Component can also be added to this program if desired

Who Should Attend – Staff who operate snow removal equipment such as pick ups, stake trucks and light duty vehicles

Length – 1 day