Vehicle Mounted Winch Safe Operation
Improper use of vehicle mounted winches can cause serious injury or even death, as well as vehicle or property damage. It is CRITICAL that safety is the foremost concern when operating a vehicle mounted winch.
Our vehicle mounted winch safe operation program is a half-day course that addresses the unique operational characteristics of a vehicle mounted winch. This program provides an introduction in basic winch operation and safety, intended for employees who operate trucks equipped with winches that may be required during the normal course of work. A blend of classroom theory* with hands-on practical application, participants practice using the winch in a simulated vehicle recovery operation using a single line pull and anchor point.
What your employees will learn:
- Winch components
- Basic winch theory
- Winch operation safety
Your employees will be able to:
- State the general safety precautions when using a winch
- State the common winch accessories used to winch safely
- Demonstrate safe pulling techniques through practical exercises
- Demonstrate safe rigging techniques through practical exercises
- Conduct winch safety inspections
Maximum class loading of six (6) participants per half-day course.Conducted using your equipment at your facility.
Certificates of successful completion are provided.
Optional: This course can be combined with the Four Wheel Drive Safe Operation program, practical component.