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HEO 118 Forklifts, Rigging, and Hoisting Training
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Spring 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Introduction to basic heavy equipment operation knowledge and experience, including working with heavy equipment in a safe and responsible manner, operating various types of forklifts used in the industry, and demonstration of rigging & hoisting safety techniques. Hands-on experiences includes lifting, transporting, and placing various types of loads.

Prerequisites: None.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the importance of work safety, punctuality, and a team approach to develop and present class projects. (CSLO 3)
2. (Application Level) Use proper start-up and shut-down procedures for heavy equipment, including forklifts and other heavy equipment.
3. (Synthesis Level) Execute basic maneuvers and operations with various types of forklifts.
4. (Evaluation Level) Interpret a forklift load chart.
5. (Evaluation Level) Select and inspect appropriate slings, hardware, and lifting equipment.
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate proper techniques for connecting hitches. (CSLO 2)
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate proper use of all hand signals according to ASME B30.2 and B30.5
8. (Evaluation Level) Inspect a load for lifting. (CSLO 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
- Proficiencies will be met according to the standards set by the National Center for Construction Education and Research module 22201, pages 1-46; module 22202,pages 1-40; module 22203, pages 1-34; module 22204,pages 1-47; module 22205,pages 1-45; module 22206,pages 1-46; module 22207,pages 1-32; module 22208,pages 1-44.
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