Silver Series:

Rubber Tire Dozer - Operation & Safety

The rubber tire dozer is a crucial member of any mining team. This utility vehicle assists many pieces of equipment throughout the mine site by helping them complete their tasks safely and efficiently. Because of their mobility and versatility, rubber tire dozers are often seen working in all areas of the mine site, and it's important for operators to have a solid understanding of their role in ensuring the mine's productivity.

This training course teaches the fundamentals of how to become a safe and productive rubber tire operator. The course includes six lessons and takes approximately two hours to complete.

  • Lesson 1 introduces safety rules that apply to rubber dozer operators, including: personal protective equipment requirements, mounting the machine with three points of contact, and good housekeeping practices.
  • Lesson 2 identifies the major systems, components, and controls of the rubber tire dozer.
  • Lesson 3 explains how to safely perform pre-use inspection checks on the rubber tire dozer.
  • Lesson 4 explains the start-up and shut-down procedures, as well as system tests that must be performed prior to operating the dozer.
  • Lesson 5 explains the basic operating skills, such as how to travel throughout the mine and how to control the blade.
  • Lesson 6 explains the day-to-day operating tasks required of the rubber tire dozer operator, including: maintaining haul roads, building berms, and cleaning shovel pits.


Recommended Prerequisite(s): Heavy Equipment - Intro & Safety, Heavy Equipment - Pre-Use Inspection
Estimated length of training program: 2 hours + final test
Number of test Questions: 33
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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