Cargo Securement [17.14]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

   Robert Siemens, Senior Training Engineer, Royal Arc

Track: Driving and Transportation
Secondary Track: Construction
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

This lecture educates those responsible for securing loads on over-the-road transportation vehicles. The presenter reviews the cargo securement standards based on North American Cargo Securement Standard Model Regulations, which require motor carriers to change the way they use cargo securement to prevent shifting or falling. The discussion also includes types of securement devices and common mistakes made when securing loads.

Learning Objectives:
1. List vehicle inspection and securement requirements.
2. Discuss cargo loading logic and safety.
3. Describe securement device inspections and working load limits.
4. Identify what securement devices are appropriate, including the securement device safety practices.
5. Explain tarping safety.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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