In order to provide a safe working environment, equipment operators should be properly trained and licensed.
All equipment operators must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Operators are subject to any required regular testing or licensing requirements by the state or per district procedures. These procedures may include physical, instructional, or visual testing as well as a drug screen.
Any unsafe actions by a licensed equipment operator will lead to corrective action up to and including termination.
Any employees choosing to operate motorized equipment without proper training, license, and the consent of their supervisors will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination.
Reviewed: 3/11; 12/11; 4/13; 9/14; 12/16; 4/20; 4/23
Related Policy: Series 402