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Power Mobile Equipment (PME): Safe Operation and Risk Management


Course Description

This six-hour course educates on the detailed planning and safe use of Power Mobile Equipment. The session includes what is PME, the worker's rights, and the training required by PME operators. A sizeable portion of the training is dedicated to hazard identification and assessment. The workshop includes operator competency and responsibilities, with equipment inspection stressed. The obligations of the employer are delineated through the PME requirements legislation, with OHS offences explained. The training includes explanation of what is risk, and the hazards at various types of worksites. The participants will analyze two case studies, one from an operational incident and one from failed planning. A quiz and question/answer portion completes the training.

This course qualifies for 0.6 Continuing Education Unit Credits for Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators. Attendance and participation are required along with a 70% or greater mark on the final quiz to receive the course completion certificate.

Courses are FREE and open for all Alberta businesses and companies while the funding lasts. Call 780-849-8623 or email: if you are interested in booking a course for your organization.

Designed for employers, operators, individuals operating around powered mobile equipment, management, leadership, and supervisors, these courses are open to any Alberta workplace. If you are outside of Alberta and interested in this training, contact us for a quote.

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Withdrawals and Refunds

There are no refunds once you have registered for this course.


Northern Lakes College reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel a course that lacks sufficient registrations to provide a satisfactory learning atmosphere. In this event your registration fee will be refunded in full or applied to the re-scheduled course.

Fee Payment

Fee Payment: Fees are due at the time of registration. Northern Lakes College accepts cash, cheque, money order, debit, VISA, MasterCard, American Express. Invoicing to a company requires a Purchase Order (PO).