Flatbed Cargo Securement

  • 5 Topics | 22m 59s
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  • Transcripts
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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • understand the importance of following proper cargo securement procedures
  • 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

IN THIS COURSE

  • Cargo Securement Procedures
    2m
  • Recognizing Load Hazards
    6m
  • Securement Systems – Trailer Components
    5m
  • Securement Systems – Securing Devices
    5m
  • Load Inspection
    2m

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