Komatsu 730E Haul Truck S.O.P. Task Training
General Safety Rules Employee OPER. MAINT.
1.1 Safety glasses, safety boots, hard hat required at all times.
1.2 No horseplay will be tolerated. As per company policy.
No racial, sexual, verbal or any other abuse will not be tolerated either in
1.3 person, jesture, slogans, cartoons, jokes, hardhat or lunch pail
stickers/graphics, or on company radio. Per policy.
If potable water is not available, bottled water will be supplied for drinking, do
1.4 not drink from any other source. Use of common drinking cups is prohibited
1.5 Work alone policy, refer to policy.
1.6 Work alone policy, refer to policy.
Do not attempt to operate machine if you have not received necessary task
1.7 training and authorization to do so.
1.8 Perform pre shift safety inspection. Complete checklist.
Report all unsafe conditions of machine to your supervisor immediately. Tag
out (Red Tag) unsafe equipment and do not use until repaired.
1.10 Wear seat belts at all times.
When parking, place transmission in neutral, set park brake. Park in parking
1.11 ditch or use chock blocks.
1.12 Maintain 3 points of contact when mounting and dismounting.
1.13 Keep all windows and mirrors clean and foot controls clear of obstructions.
1.14 Tire life, refer to tire awareness program.
1.15 Always look in the direction of movement.
1.16 Know and understand lock out and tag out procedures.
1.17 Know all horn signals;
1 blast to start engine
2 blast to move forward
3 blast to move in reverse
Radio protocol. (blasting and Mayday procedures). Radio silence 5 minutes
before a blast until the shot has ben cleard and radio silence is lifted.
Exception: if you see someone in the blast zone that should not be there, use
radio to call "Check Fire" three times to stop blast countdown
Never leave equipment unattended while it’s running. This may change in cold
1.20 Know all escape routes.
Walk Around Inspection
2.1 Start the inspection at the ladder and end at the ladder. Use Checklist
2.2 Inspect all tires, wheels, steering linkage and suspension.
2.3 Inspect all lights and back up alarm
2.4 Check all oil and coolant levels.
2.5 Inspect for oil leaks on the motor, transmission and all hydraulic cylinders.
2.6 Inspect all hoses and pilot lines.
2.7 Inspect ladders, windows, mirrors and cab.
2.8 Inspect fire extinguisher and fire suppression system.
2.9 Report any damage to your supervisor before moving the machine.
2.10 Check secondary braking system.
2.11 Check supplemental steering system.
2.12 Complete pre-operational inspection and checklist.
3.1 Underground and overhead lines (electrical, telephone, natural gas).
3.2 Adverse road and weather conditions.
3.3 Blind corners.
3.4 People working around or near work area on the ground.
3.5 Other equipment working in area including visitors and vendors
Loss of power of brakes. (plan in advance) Know emergency braking system
and how to test it
3.7 Low berms. Breport to supervisor for correction of condition
3.8 Highwall hazards. Loose material, weak/soft areas of dump
3.9 Climbing or descending ladder maintaining 3-points of contact.
Always be aware of front and rear tire position when working near road edges
or steep embankments.
3.11 Fire (shut engine off, set brakes, deploy fire suppressant system and exit).
Housekeeping in cab (keep all objects in their place and tied down). Operators
are to clean cabin daily
3.13 Knowledge of blind spots and how to manage them.
3.14 Know emergency steering system and how to test it
Learn to conduct a through walk-around inspection, and fill out inspection slips
correctly. Perform equipment walkaround during breaks. Report any changes
4.2 Use proper methods to prevent tire wear or damage.
4.3 Know all warning systems (lights, gauges, signals, horn signals).
4.4 Know the correct fluid levels, where they are located and how to check them.
4.5 Check rock knockers for proper alignment
4.6 Be able to back up proficiently using either mirror at dump or loading area.
Consistently adjust safe operating procedures to allow for different road and
4.7 weather conditions.
4.8 Follow and understand Foreman’s instructions.
4.9 Coordinate with other operators to maximize safety, efficiency and productivity.
4.10 Be aware of other equipment or people in your working area.
4.11 Check brakes and backup alarm.
4.12 Demonstrate knowledge of the controls and functions.
4.13 Avoids making sharp turns.
4.14 Use proper methods to prevent tire wear or damage.
4.15 Use retarder and proper gear when descending ramps.
4.16 Follow all fueling procedures.
4.17 Use proper dumping procedures.
Know and understand purpose of bed locking system for working under
4.19 Review with your trainer for complete understanding the operation manual.
5.1 Park in flat level position with wheels chocked or in parking where lube truck
can service the machine.
5.2 Apply park brake.
5.3 Let engine cool down 3 to 5 minutes before shut down.
5.4 Turn key switch to the off position.
5.5 Climb down facing the machine using 3 points of contact.
5.6 Make sure door is closed tightly.
5.7 Perform a post inspection and document any changes in equipment condition.
I have received training and understand the procedures, proper equipment operation, safety and
housekeeping requirements as stated above.
Signed:: Emp. # Date