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Skill Blocks 1-R-3
This skill block is designed to familiarize the trainee with the safe operation of specialized mowers for NCDOT.
The trainee must review the material contained within this manual, satisfactorily complete the Equipment Training Guide Test, and on-the-job training before receiving credit for this skill block.
This skill block is designed to provide a general overview of the safe operation of specialized mowers, and the Trainee should be aware that each Division may have different types of specialized mowers. In addition to this manual, the trainee should refer to the operator's manual for their specific brand of mower for specific manufacturer's guidelines.
Specialized mowers (for purposes of receiving credit for this skill block) are defined as having a mowing deck of 48 inches or greater and an engine size greater than 10 horse-power.