FMIT Safety Webinar: Vacuum Truck Safety

  • Dates: 08 – 08 Aug, 2024
  • Address: WEBINAR
  • Contact: Anita Wick
  • Email:
  • Phone: 407.367.1734

FMIT Safety Webinar: Vacuum Truck Safety

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Vacuum trucks play a critical role in many municipalities. These powerful machines are designed to handle liquids, sludge, and debris, making safety a top priority during their operation.

Topics Include:

  • Understanding Vacuum Trucks: Gain an in-depth understanding of vacuum trucks, their components, and how they function. Explore the different types of vacuum trucks and their specific applications in various industries.
  • Identifying Hazards and Risks: Learn to recognize potential hazards associated with vacuum truck operations, including chemical exposure, fire, explosion, and environmental risks. Understand the importance of risk assessment and how to mitigate potential dangers.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Discover the appropriate PPE for vacuum truck operators and personnel working in proximity to these vehicles. Learn how to select, use, and maintain PPE to maximize protection.
  • Safe Operation Procedures: Dive into step-by-step safe operation procedures for vacuum trucks, covering pre-inspection checks, proper equipment setup, loading and unloading processes, and emergency response protocols.
  • Spill Prevention and Containment: Understand spill prevention strategies and effective containment methods to minimize environmental impact and maintain compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Maintenance and Inspection: Explore the significance of regular maintenance and thorough inspections to keep vacuum trucks in optimal condition and reduce the likelihood of accidents.
  • Training and Education: Discover the importance of ongoing training and education for vacuum truck operators and their impact on overall safety performance.


We DO NOT provide certificates for any webinars. If your department is using this webinar as department training, simply document the completion of the training on a training roster or meeting summary form. 

Target Audience

This webinar has been developed for all employees and if the topic is applicable to your operations, can be used for your monthly department training.

Date/Time:  August 8, 2024 (10-11am)

Presenter:  Trevor Reschny, CSP

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