Mower Operation and Safety- Monte Vista

Event Date: 5/2/2024
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Event Overview
Ski Hi Complex
2335 Sherman Ave
Monte Vista

**** Held is Partnership with the City of Monte Vista****

Course Description: 

The Mower Operation and Safety course provides training on the safety practices for mower operators including, riding mowers, zero turn mowers and industrial mowers. We will discuss PTO safety, discuss different types of mower attachments along with maintenance on all mowing equipment. We will stress the importance of safety with all mowing equipment including proper mount and dismount, proper PPE, laws and regulations within the right of way (ROW). We will discuss how to handle various mowers on various terrains and discuss best practices within the agencies.

 Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for beginning to advance operators who are in charge of maintaining the right of way or Parks and Recreation departments. This class is classroom only unless the hosting agencies have a mower available for display purposes only.

Roads Scholar I - Elective

This course is an ELECTIVE in the Roads Scholar I course track. Click above for more RS I program details.

Registration Fee

The registration fee for this workshop is $50 per person for employees of government agencies and $75 per person for non-government agencies. Fee includes any class handouts and lunch. Registration can be paid online, or via invoice upon special request. Please contact for questions.


Cancellation Policy

Please be considerate of those on the waiting list, cancel early if necessary. A full refund will be made if you cancel no later than 3 business days prior to the training day; otherwise, you will forfeit the registration fee.

Attendance Policy:

Please be punctual, if you are more than 30 minutes late you will not be admitted into the classroom. In order to receive credit for the class, the participant must stay for the entire class. 


Jones, Kristi

Kristi Jones joined the National LTAP community as the Transportation Training Specialist of Colorado’s LTAP program in 2023.

Prior to joining CO LTAP, Kristi worked for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) where she started as a boots-on-the-ground highway maintenance member and then promoted to Lead Worker and eventually Junior Foreman. Kristi worked for a major Colorado construction equipment supplier and was a CDL-A nationwide OTR truck driver, moving into a local position hauling hay to various farms around the state and country.

Kristi, in her spare time, is a huge supporter of the bully breed, spends time with her two dogs, a Dachshund named Jägermeister and a Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Karma. She works as the treasurer for the local county historical museum and is also involved in photography and reading about local history.

Non-Government: $75.00 Register

Government: $50.00 Register