Basic Load Securement Training

This training module has been designed to assist with instruction in Basic Load Securement and reviews the fundamental information required in the Alberta Regulations Standard 10. Commodity specific modules can be purchased in addition to this training. • Division 1 Logs • Division 2 Dressed Lumber • Division 3 Metal Coils • Division 4 Paper Rolls • Division 5 Concrete Pipes • Division 6 & 8 Roll on Roll off and Intermodal Containers • Division 7 Vehicles • Division 9 Boulders

COURSE OVERVIEW

This training module has been designed to assist with instruction in Load Securement and reviews the basic information required in the Alberta Regulations Standard 10.  Commodity specific modules can be purchased in addition to this training.

COURSE TOPICS

Introduction

  • What units the standard applies to
  • What can happen if the load is improperly secured
  • What cargo securement must protect from

Inspection

  • What the driver is to look for
  • Ensuring the cargo does not interfere with the driver
  • Inspecting before and during their trip (how often)
  • Inspection checklist

Cargo Systems

  • Forward force
  • Rearward force
  • Sideways force
  • Upward force

Securement systems

  • Structure
  • Devices
  • Blocking and Bracing
  • Load Bars

Tie Downs

  • Proper use
  • Conditions
  • Number required
  • Blocking
  • Working Load Limit WLL
  • Marked and unrated components

ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 45 minutes

PASS MARK

A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course once if a passing mark is not achieved the first time.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of this a course a certificate will be available for download and printing.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

N/A

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