CARGO SECUREMENT FLATBEDS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
Everyone who pulls a flatbed for a living knows that properly securing cargo to a trailer is key to safe and profitable operation. This online Cargo Securement Flatbeds course explains valuable ways to prevent load loss, trip delays, increased insurance rates, injury, and damage to cargo, vehicles and property.
CARGO SECUREMENT FLATBEDS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- Why cargo securement is important
- What federal regulations mean to drivers and carriers
- How cargo securement affects CSA scores
- Working load limits
- Direct and indirect tie-downs
- Proper cargo loading and securement techniques
- Performing pre-trip and en route flatbed and cargo inspections
- Best practices for securing common commodities
CARGO SECUREMENT FLATBEDS ONLINE COURSE DURATION:
Approximately 90 minutes
CARGO SECUREMENT FLATBEDS ONLINE ASSESSMENT:
Testing conducted in this online Cargo Securement Flatbeds course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
CARGO SECUREMENT FLATBEDS ONLINE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
CARGO SECUREMENT FLATBEDS ONLINE COURSE PREVIEW
The instructions for securely fastening cargo to commercial vehicles are provided in National Safety Code Standard 10. This standard was developed for the objectives of cargo securement standards to guarantee the security of the drivers, workers, and driving public. Carriers are required to make sure any cargo they transport does not shift, relocate, or leak into the street.
The purpose of the cargo securement criteria was to decrease the quantity of collisions brought on by shifting or falling cargo from commercial trucks; and
Align the laws governing the securement of goods in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
All forms of goods transported in or on a commercial vehicle must adhere to Alberta’s cargo securement guidelines.
A vehicle or group of vehicles that is registered for or weighs more than is referred to as a commercial vehicle – 3,500 pounds (excluding buses).
According to regulation (AR121/2009), goods cannot leak, spill, or blow
from, fall from, fall through, or be ejected in any other way from a
It is important that every driver has received the necessary training.