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Safety first

Training and safety resources available from Bobcat Company — prepare to perform

Operator training course kit

Operator training course kit

Doing everything possible to ensure operator safety is a priority for Bobcat Company — and safety begins with training. Operators who understand the intricacies of different types of compact equipment as well as cause-and-effect relationships of specific actions are more efficient, productive and safe. That’s why Bobcat offers a variety of training and safety resources for owners, renters and equipment operators.

Operator training course kits

Nine operator training course kits are available through local Bobcat dealers, or for purchase online via the Bobcat Store. They include:

  • • Skid-steer loaders
  • • Excavators
  • • Toolcat utility work machines
  • • Compact tractors
  • • VersaHandler® telescopic tool carriers (telehandlers)
  • • Utility vehicles (NEW)
  • • Loader radio remote control system
  • • Backhoe attachments
  • • Planer attachments

A maintenance DVD for Bobcat® forestry cutter attachments is also available.

The video portions of the kits are available on DVD. Many of the kits are available in English and Spanish. Each kit includes course handbooks and an administrator’s guide. Visit to download the order form (PDF) and review a list of available training course kits and safety videos with part numbers that you can use to order from your local Bobcat dealer.

Training and safety DVD

Training and safety DVD

Training and safety materials

Bobcat training and safety materials vary by machine and attachment, but they may include the following:

  • • Operator’s handbooks
  • • Operation and maintenance manuals
  • • Safety signs and decals
  • • Operator training courses
  • • Service safety training courses
  • • Rent-It Safely brochures
  • • Rental condition and delivery reports
  • • AEM* safety manuals

* AEM: Association of Equipment Manufacturers

All of these training resources are prepared by product experts at Bobcat to make sure operators understand every aspect of their equipment.

Safety videos

Safety videos for all Bobcat products (excluding attachments) are available in both English and Spanish on a single DVD. They can be viewed for free online at The videos are approximately 15 minutes long and will help ensure that operators and renters understand basic safe operation and maintenance of Bobcat compact equipment.