Silver Series Web-based Training:

Fuel & Lube Truck - Operation & Safety

Fuel & Lube Truck - Operation & Safety (60-120 Minutes) is part of VISTA's growing family of Silver Series online training programs, 1-2 hours in length and delivered via the web. They are ideal for new operator training.

Silver Series: Fuel & Lube Truck - Operation & SafetySilver Series: Fuel & Lube Truck - Operation & Safety

This course will introduce you to a fuel and lube truck and its operation. Before you are permitted to operate a fuel and lube truck, you will need to be adequately trained and have the knowledge to operate safely and productively.
This program contains the following six lessons:

  1. Lesson 1 Introduction topics include: fueling the mine, types of trucks, what they carry, the role of the operator, PPE (personal protective equipment), three point contact mount/dismount, and good housekeeping.
  2. Lesson 2 Components and controls topics include: fuel and lube truck overview, front area, hood and engine compartment, operator's cab, left side, rear area, hose reel controls, right side, tanks, parking brake, cab controls, gauges, indicator lights, transmission controls, pedals, emergency information, and fire safety.
  3. Lesson 3 Pre-use Inspection topics include: operator responsibilities, claiming the machine, inspecting of tires and wheels, checking fluids-hydraulic, bulk oil tanks, hose reel pumps, dispensing bays, remote filling, supply compartment, fuel pump, emergency shut-down controls, storage compartment, suspension, tow cables, and battery.
  4. Lesson 4 Start up and shut down topics include: starting the truck, engine oil pressure, cold weather starting, system tests, air system tests, brake pressure, compressor checks, horn check, safe driving, roll over potential, parking and shut down.
  5. Lesson 5 Servicing equipment topics include: (Mobile equipment) starting and stopping, refueling, communication, roads, dispatch, equipment schedules, approaching equipment, servicing preparations, wheel chocks, and greasing. (Hydraulic Shovel specific topics) approaching the shovel, shovel lockout, servicing auxiliary equipment and recording fuel consumption.
  6. Lesson 6 Bulk Oil and Fuel topics include: entering the lube island, refilling fuel and lube trucks, static buildup prevention, monitoring refueling, after fueling completion, end of shift, fluid fittings, indicator lights and the waste oil system.

Trainers: Before you begin classroom or field training, why not provide your trainees with a solid foundation of knowledge about the equipment and how to operate it safety? This web-based training course can be delivered any time, anywhere you have access to a high-speed internet connection.


Recommended Prerequisite(s): Heavy Equipment - Intro & Safety, Heavy Equipment - Pre-Use Inspection
Estimated Length of Training Program: 1 hour + final test
Number of Test Questions: 28
Printable Certificate of Completion: Yes, with person's name, date and test score
Incorrect Question Feedback report: Yes
Language: English
Narration: Yes

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