OSHA REGULATIONS STATE: The employer shall insure that each operator is competent to operate the equipment .

There are rules that must be followed under OSHA regulations to insure that this training is documented correctly.

Southwest Missouri Safety CO. LLC follows these regulations.

Trainer Certifications

  • Ron Hinds is an Ives Mobile Equipment Master Instructor.
  • He has certified over 500 employees in the safe operation of all types of equipment.

Equipment that we will certify operators:

  • Industrial Forklifts
  • All track loaders
  • Rough Terrain Forklifts
  • Scrapers
  • Boom lifts
  • Dozers
  • Scissor lifts
  • Drills
  • Boom Trucks
  • Air tools
  • Backhoes
  • Trenchers
  • Front-end loaders
  • Skid steers

Training consists of:

  • Classroom instruction
  • Testing
  • Evaluation

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The OSHA rules apply to all equipment operated by operators.

  • It is the responsibility of the employer to insure that all employees that operate equipment are properly trained.

Training time

  • Approximately 2 -4 hrs, dependent on equipment and number of employees


  • Required every 3 years

Training site

  • Can be your job site or a site selected by SWMS


  • Are regulated according to the extent of training and number of employees