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Loader Operator Orientation Job Training Outline Videos Front-End Loader Safety (MSHA) Stockpiling Safety (MSHA) Berms and Haulroads (MSHA) 980G End-Loader (Caterpillar) Silica Control  in Equipment Cabs (MSHA) Printed Materials OSHA MSHA Company Policy MSHA OSHA Operation and Maintenance Manual Pre-Operational Inspection Shift Preparation Self-assessment Communications between shifts Equipment Status (In-Service/Out-of-Service) Personal Protective Equipment Walkaround Begin at right-rear corner Turn master switch "OFF" Check under machine for leaks Check coolant level Check engine oil level Continue to left-rear corner Check radiator Check left-rear tire/wheel/lugs/lockring Continue to left center of machine Check transmission site gauge Visual check of hydraulic lines/steering cylinders Check ladders/grab irons Visual check of fuel tank Check auto system lube lines or grease appropiate fittings Continue to left-front of machine Check under machine for leaks Check left-front tire/wheel/lugs/lockring Check bucket pins/linkage/hydraulic cylinders and lines/auto lube system lines or grease appropriate fittings Check bucket wear items  Continue to right-front of machine Check right-front tire/wheel/lugs/lockring Check bucket pins/linkage/hydraulic cylinders and lines/auto lube system lines or grease appropriate fittings Check bucket wear items Continue to right-center of machine  Check hydraulic oil level (sight gauge) Check hydraulic lines/steering cylinders Check ladders/grab irons Check hydraulic fluid fill cap Check auto lube system storage tank or grease appropriate fittings Must climb ladder to check Continue to right-rear of machine  Check right-rear tire/wheel/lugs/locking ring  Turn master switch "ON" Outside Cab Inspection Mount Machine Check fire extinquisher Check handrails Check/clean glass/mirrors Inside Cab Inspection Secure any loose items Housekeeping Adjust seat/check seat belt/fasten seat belt Key Off - Check that all controls are set properly Transmission Park brake applied Hydraulic controls locked out Key On - Check gauges Check communications (CB) Sound Audible Warning Start Engine Monitor gauges  Check service brakes Check steering Check park brakes on ramp Check lights Check back-up alarm/strobe Cycle hydraulics Go to work Emergency Procedures/Abnormal Occurrences/Non-Routine Procedures Fire Stop Machine/Exit Immediately Turn key "OFF"/Master Switch Notify supervision Medical Injury/Illness Report to Supervisor Critical Manfunctions Engine Stall/Power Loss React to Panel Lights Tire Failure Brake Failure Steering Failure Hydraulic Failure Electrical Failure Sudden Loss of  Visibility Loss of Control Skidding Submersion Roll Over Ground Failure Contact with Power Lines Overhead Underground Other Vehicle out of Control Post-Operational Inspection Park Equipment Set park brake Lower bucket to ground Place controls in neutral condition and lock-out Idle Down/Cool Down Engine Observe Gauges/Indicators Stop Engine/Turn Off Lights Dismount Machine Clean Out Cab Observe Ground Conditions Check Ladder/Grab Irons Face Ladder Maintain 3-point contact Final walkaround/Turn off master switch Communicate Changes End-Loader Mine On-Shift Operation Control Familiarization Command Control Steering Hydraulic Controls Lift/Tilt Bucket Controls Kick-out Switches Ride Control Switch Transmission Operations Foot Pedal Controls  All Hand Controls Maintain Communications Eye Contact Signals Hazard Reporting Demonstrate Blind Spots Directly Behind Machine Right-rear Corner Left-rear Corner Right-front of Machine Demonstrate Machine Movement by Trainer Articulation Release Parking Brake Maintain Bucket Contact with Ground Explain Pinch-points and Steering Explain Steering Lock and Purpose Forward and reverse movement Explain Auto-Shift Explain IBS Brake System (left pedal) Trainee's Practice Move forward and reverse and articulate Raise/lower bucket Check all indicator gauges Proper shut-down procedures Provide feedback/demo  Loading Techniques by Trainer Bucket Loading Techniques Pick-and-carry Techniques Truck Loading Techniques Hopper Loading Techniques Trainee's Practice Bucket Loading Techniques Pick-and-carry Techniques Truck Loading Techniques Hopper Loading Techniques Field Practice Check gauges/indicators  Maintain Safe Speed for Ground Conditions Grade Weather Road Visibility Traffic Check for Road Hazards Check for Highwall/Bank Hazards   Check berms Check overhanging/loose material (alert if stone on roadway) Check for work overhead Practice Defensive Driving Awareness for Other Vehicles Scan Ahead Know/Remember Blindspots Traveling on a Grade Yield to Loaded Truck Monitor Gauges Clean windshield if necessary Use signals Count Loads/Scale Accelerate Smoothly Obey Traffic Signs Wear Seatbelts Fueling Equipment