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Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
As a commercial vehicle operator, you are responsible for the safe operation of your tractor trailer. Following appropriate practices to couple and uncouple trailers, as well as maintaining equipment, ensures that you and the other motorists that share the road with you are safe. In this course, you will learn about the safety factors that apply to coupling and uncoupling vehicles and the risks associated with these tasks. Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
Operators of commercial vehicles and other large trucks that are used to pull trailers

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling

  • identify equipment used for trailer coupling and uncoupling
  • sequence the steps for coupling vehicles
  • sequence the steps for uncoupling vehicles
  • Course Number:
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