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School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Course Description

Heavy Equipment Operation

Operation, safety and preventative maintenance of natural resource equipment including chain saws, log skidder, log loader, dump truck, bulldozer, fork lift, skid steer loader, backhoe, and flat bed trailer is practiced. Included in this course is the instruction and hands-on operation of chain saws, which with additional training in adult first aid/CPR and environmental concerns will qualify students for New York State Logger certification. 2 credits (1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours), fall or spring semester