Backhoe Operations for Public Works program focuses on the safe operation of backhoes. Backhoes are the workhorse of any construction and maintenance department. They perform a wide variety of tasks, they dig, scrape, compact soil, load material, break pavement, lift and with other specialized attachments, and do almost any required task. Since wheeled backhoes are pretty much the construction and maintenance standard, we will concentrate on the safety considerations for this equipment. Key Words: Backhoe Operations, Safe Operation, Maintenance Department, Dig, Scrape, Compact Soil, Load Material, Break Pavement, Lift, Construction and Maintenance Standard, Safety Video, Safety Training, Safety DVD. Runtime: 15 Min. WITH PURCHASE OF ANY ENGLISH VHS OR DVD YOU WILL RECEIVE A FREE WRITTEN MATERIAL CD-Rom. The CD-ROM of written materials may include: Leaders Guides, Questions & Answers, Manuals, and Power Points. Contents vary depending on program.