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On-Site Event

Shoulder Pulling Live Demo

  • May 9, 2024 (9:00 - 3:00 pm CT; 8:00 - 2:00 pm MT)
    Emmons Co. Shop, 7975 6th Ave SE, Linton

Training Poster

Please print and post the Shoulder Pulling poster (PDF, 350K) at your location and encourage participation.


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, May 2, 2024


Class capacity is 30 with a limit of 5 attendees per agency.

There is a $25.00 registration fee. NDLTAP will invoice after the event.

Lunch is sponsored by RDO Equipment Co.

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).


The live demo will feature the shoulder pulling Emmons County is currently using. Information will be shared so that you can acquire new skills on how to recover material back on the roadway, making the roadway safer.

Topics to be covered in the classroom portion:

  • Operator and equipment safety
  • How, why and where do we need to pull shoulders
  • Ditch slope
  • The do's and don'ts of shoulder pulling
  • What equipment is being used to pull shoulders; what works best

The live demo session will conclude with a debriefing on the shoulder pulling techniques and the equipment used.


Mark Krumvieda, Heavy Equipment Operator, SD. Mark has been operating a motor grader for 18 years. He is a third generation blade operator who learned from his dad, who operated a blade for 40 years. He has done the hands-on motor grader training for SDLTAP for 5 years. Mark loves operating a grader and enjoys sharing his knowledge with others.

Denise Brown, Program Manager for NDLTAP. Denise has been employed with the North Dakota Local Technical Assistance Program (NDLTAP) for 17 years. She serves on several national committees and has attended several trainings and train-the-trainer sessions on roadway safety. Denise's passion for roadway safety focuses on getting everyone home safely every day.

Target Audience

All operators, supervisors, county and tribal leaders.
608 E Boulevard AveBismarck, ND 58505