Exhibit 1, 321 FW 1
Motor Vehicle/

Equipment Operator Safety Training Requirements

Date: April 4, 2011

Series: Occupational Safety and Health

Part 243: Motor Vehicle and Equipment Operator Program

Originating Office: Division of Safety and Health

 

 

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 NOTE: Operation of any type of motor vehicle or motor equipment is prohibited without the successful completion of the safety training listed below and as specified in other applicable Service policies (e.g., 243 FW 1-6). All training must be properly documented for employees and volunteers in the Department of the Interiorís Learning Management System (i.e., DOI Learn).

 

 

Type of Vehicle or Equipment

Operator Categories

Initial Training / Licensing

Requirements

Refresher Training

A.

Motor Vehicle

Employee

 

As required for State license & applicable Regional policy for Defensive Driver (DD)* or Driver Improvement Training

State license renewal, Regional DD Training requirements, involvement in an accident, improper operation

Volunteer

B.

15-Passenger Van

Employee

As required for State license & applicable Regional policy for DD* or Driver Improvement Training

State license renewal, Regional DD Training requirements, involvement in an accident, improper operation

Volunteer

C.

Light Duty Motor Equipment

Employee

2-hour, manufacturer/experienced instructor program

Every 3 years, involvement in an accident, improper operation

Volunteer

D.

Heavy Duty Motor Equipment

Employee

8-hour Service program for each category**

Every 3 years for each category***, involvement in an accident, improper operation

Volunteer

E.

ORUV

Employee

6-hour Service program**

Every 3 years**, involvement in an accident, near miss accident, improper operation

Volunteer

F.

PIT

Employee

Training per 29 CFR 1910.178;

243 FW 1, and 243 FW 4

Every 3 years, assigned to different type of PIT, PIT-related accident, improper operation

Volunteer

*Defense Driving (DD) Training - If your Region requires DD Training, you must successfully complete an approved course (e.g., National Safety Councilís Defensive Driving course) in accordance with Regional policy to operate motor vehicles on official duty and take it again at least once every 3 years after that.

 

Heavy Equipment Refresher Training Schedule

 

** Following is the 3-year implementation plan for heavy equipment refresher training:

 

(1) 2012 Ė employees who received initial heavy equipment training from 1980 -1995 to complete specific category refresher training within calendar year.

 

(2) 2013 - employees who received initial heavy equipment training from 1996 - 2001 to complete specific category refresher training within calendar year.

 

(3) 2014 - employees who received initial heavy equipment training from 2002 - 2011 to complete specific category refresher training within calendar year. The 3-year cycle will begin to include employees initially trained in 2011.

 

 

 

 


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