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Complete the Utility Cart Training Program

warning sign imageYou must complete all steps & have a valid AZ driver license to qualify. You may view the video on YouTube:

Download and read the Procedures.
There is a signature page to be completed at the end of the document.

Download and read the Guidelines.

*In order to drive a utility cart on any MCCCD property, you must complete the above training program. Read all procedures and guidelines and complete the assessment. All employees must come to the SCC Public Safety Department (LB165)to complete and sign the assessment. You must also have your driver license with you, that we will make a copy of and attach to the assessment.

Safety Equipment

The guidelines recognize the importance of appropriate safety devices in an effort to reduce the risk of injury, death, and loss of or damage to property. Therefore, when appropriate, carts must have the following accessories in functioning order:

  • Side and rear view mirrors
  • Headlights
  • Horn
  • Electric Wipers, if applicable to cart
  • Tail Lamps
  • Brakes
  • Backup signal if originally equipped
  • Reflectors
  • Stop Lamps/Brake Lights

Future purchases of carts must be four-wheeled vehicles -
no three-wheeled vehicles

Utility Cart Operating Procedures

College specific procedures must include, but are not limited to, the following items:

  • Operating rules to include equipment safety checks; security of cart ignition keys; driving safety/speed of carts; appropriate use of carts; and cart identification.
  • Determination of acceptable driving areas.
  • Determination of hours of operation.
  • Maintenance and repair guidelines.
  • Enforcement.

Operator & Supervisor Accountability

Supervisors shall ensure that all operators review the owner’s manual for the specific utility cart. If a manual is not available from the manufacturer, the college will provide one. In addition, all operators shall read a copy of these guidelines, the attached related procedures, and any amendments to them. For OSHA compliance record keeping, verification that all utility cart operators have received the above information must be kept in a central file.

Continue to the Utility Cart Guidelines  click to go to the guidelines