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Flatbed Cargo Securement


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Safe loading and operation of a flatbed trailer depends on following rules and regulations related to safe loading of cargo, proper use of securement devices, and regular inspection of the load. In this course, you will learn about the hazards, rules, and safety provisions for ensuring your safety as a vehicle operator, as well as the safety of other vehicle operators you share the road with. Flatbed Cargo Securement 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

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Flatbed Cargo Securement

  • recognize hazards when loading or inspecting cargo
  • identify the main components of the trailer that relate to securement systems
  • identify areas that should be inspected for wear or potential failure in securing devices and blocking and bracing equipment
  • identify load inspection requirements
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_b71_sh_enus