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Tractor Safety - Learning the Basics

Duration: 0.5 Days

This half-day instructor led course will focus on safe procedures for working with, on and around tractors.

Classroom Tractor Safety - Learning the Basics
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Training Overview

Tractor Safety - Learning the Basics is a half-day, instructor-led course, where participants will become familiar with the basic components of a tractor, criteria for a pre-operational inspection, rollover, run over, entanglement, hitching, PTO and hydraulic systems hazards and corresponding hazard controls in order to better support safe working habits. The intended audience would typically comprise of tractor operators, supervisors of tractor operators and tractor operators in training.

What are the benefits?
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Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Recall and discuss the applicable safety legislation and statistics that apply to tractors.
  • Identify the various tractor components and how to perform a pre-operational inspection.
  • Recognize the major tractor hazards that lead to rollovers and run overs and identify their corresponding controls.
  • Identify the hazards involved in the process of hitching, attaching PTOs and hydraulic systems.
  • Describe the general operating procedures for safely using tractors.

Special Note: The Tractor Safety - Learning the Basics program prepares participants to become more aware of some of hazards and corresponding controls associated with typical tractor operations. This course is not intended to act as a certification program for operators.

Who is this recommended for?
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  • Farming operations
  • Tractor operators in training
  • Large scale nurseries
  • Golf courses and landscapers
  • Other operations that use tractors, such as campgrounds, festivals, events, etc.


The program is geared toward tractor operators and those that supervise tractor operations.

How can training be delivered?
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This is a ½ day instructor-led training program, that can delivered on-site.

Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information and on-site pricing.