Hydraulic Derricks and Digging Equipment - Videos and Related Books
This 59-minute video explains three popular types of hydraulic digging equipment: digger derricks, backhoes, and trenchers. The major working parts and controls and safe operating practices for each are described. Each piece of equipment is shown safely performing a job typical of those for which it is designed. Covers how to locate and identify the major working parts and controls of digger derricks, backhoes, and trenchers. Summarizes the uses for which each machine has been designed and describe each machine’s safe operation in the field.
Digger Derricks – 11 minutes
Identifies the major working parts of a typical digger derrick. Identifies the controls of a digger derrick. Lists factors to be considered when operating a digger derrick.
Digger Derrick Operation – 11 minutes
Lists factors to be considered when positioning a digger derrick at a job site. Describes how a digger derrick is used to dig a hole. Describes how a digger derrick is used to install a utility pole.
Backhoes – 9 minutes
Identifies the major working parts of a backhoe. Identifies the controls of a backhoe. Lists factors to be considered when operating a backhoe.
Backhoe Operation – 10 minutes
Describes the proper procedure for transporting a backhoe. Lists factors to be considered when positioning a backhoe at a work area. Describes general techniques for operating a backhoe.
Identifies the major working parts of a trencher. Identifies the controls of a trencher. Describes typical jobs for which a trencher would be used.
Trencher Operation – 9 minutes Describes the proper procedure for transporting a trencher. Describes the proper procedure for operating a trencher.Item Code: ODS
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