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Bob Cat Frontend Loader Training

Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE was trained to operate the Bob Cat Skid Steer on March 11, 2024 by a local Bob Cat dealer located in Kernersville North Carolina. The Clark Equipment Company invented the forklift and the earth moving machine known as the frontend loader which is also referred to as the wheel loader and skid steer. The Bob Cat is the smallest of the frontend loaders that was invented by The Clark Equipment Company. Today in addition to Bob Cat, Caterpillar, John Deer, JCB, Gehl and New Holland design and manufacture frontend loaders. Gary travels and performs forensic engineering investigations and inspections on frontend loaders for law firms and insurance companies nationwide. Gary performs the following forensic engineering services:

  1. Frontend Loader forensic engineering investigations, inspections and reconstruction
  2. Frontend Loader maintenance and standards of care analyses
  3. Frontend Loader forensic engineering performance testing
  4. Frontend Loader machine operations
  5. Frontend Loader component and product defect and failure analyses
  6. Frontend Loader OSHA, Industrial Standards safety requirements
  7. Frontend Loader safety and hazard analyses
  8. Frontend Loader training requirements determination and analyses
  9. Frontend Loader Safe Use Plan review and work place Risk Analyses
  10. Frontend Loader system document reviews
  11. The Frontend Loader Operators Manual must be stored on the machine for reference by the operator.

If your firm is in need of a forensic engineer to investigate a frontend loader accident, a product or component failure, then call The Kilpatrick Group, PA at 336-841-6354.