Though hydraulic-operated equipment is used in all areas of construction, many workers are unaware of the associated hazards. Hydraulic related injuries include crushing, fractures, dislocations, lacerations, skin punctures, amputations, burns, and fluid injection. Not only has injury and death occurred, but hydraulic failures have also caused environmental damage through spills, as well as property and equipment loss from fire and mechanical failure.
This online Hydraulic Safety in Construction course contains over 800 visual learning aids including numerous videos, animations, procedures, and reference documents. The goal of this course is to provide important knowledge that will assist in reducing risk and eliminating hazards for workers, equipment, companies, and the environment. This course in combination with a full hydraulic safety program will greatly reduce risk.
This course complements the online Hydraulic Safety: Exposure Level and Hydraulic Safety: High Risk Maintenance Level courses.
HYDRAULIC SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
Health and exposure
Ethics and standards
Threads and porting
Mechanics and geometry
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 5 hours.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.