The Importance of Certified Operators on the Job Site

Having certified equipment operators on the job site can benefit your company in many ways. Operators that have proper training on the equipment they operate are not only safer, but can help your bottom line through increased productivity. They account for more efficient shifts and less time and money lost. When you make safety and training a top priority, your company will attract and retain quality employees.

Your company can limit its exposure to workplace hazards when your crew of workers are trained on machine maintenance, proper operation and safety practices. This can significantly reduce or eliminate on-site accidents and injuries while keeping group health insurance costs low. Below are just a few benefits to offering proper equipment training.


Having professional certification for heavy equipment operators ensures best-practice methods are familiar to your crew. When operators receive certification that meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, this can potentially lower your company’s insurance costs.

Better Employees & Boosted Performance

Companies that offer equipment training present a competitive edge when attracting skilled equipment operators. Employees appreciate companies that make safety and machine knowledge a top priority. This usually results in better machine care, fewer mistakes, and a higher quality product.

Shafer Equipment Company can provide your company with the training services and resources it needs to give your employees the tools they need to do their job more effectively. For more information on training services offered click here.