Make sure your flatbed drivers comply with cargo securement regulations
Safely getting cargo from Point A to Point B is no game; it's serious business. J. J. Keller's Flatbed Cargo Securement, Second Edition addresses the requirements of FMCSR §392.9 and 393. It covers ...
- Proper securement techniques
- Working load limit and aggregate working load
- Limit standards
- Determining the number of tiedowns
- When to re-examine and adjust cargo
- Commodity-specific standards
Other topics covered in this training program include proper securement techniques, definitions of securement terms, commodity-specific standards, working load limit and aggregate working load limit standards, required tiedowns, re-examining and adjusting cargo, and more. The program includes two animated scenarios:
- How to load cargo so the center of gravity stays low and why this is important
- How to determine the number of tiedowns needed based on the length of items being secured.
The program comes with the following training tools:
- (1) 23-minute, closed-captioned video - Available on DVD (with extra bonus features) or VHS, the program combines engaging video and editing technology with expertise from industry professionals at all levels.
- (1) Instructor's Guide - Provides you with background information and training tips to make the most out of each training session.
- (11) Driver Handbooks - Include a driver receipt page. Review key points and include a quiz to check trainees’ understanding of the material.
- (1) Wallet Card Sheet - Perforated to provide 10 cards for drivers to verify that they've received training.
- (1) Cargo Securement Sliding Calculator - Helps drivers determine how many straps must be used to secure a load.
- (2) Awareness Posters - Hang in a break room or training area to remind drivers that the rules are in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. View the Cargo Securement Is All About Trust and Flatbed Cargo Securement: Use the Proper Techniques posters.
- (1) Trainer Tools CD-ROM - Provides supplementary information, including content for transparencies and handouts, answer keys, clip art, posters, a training log, which can be used as-is, customized, or imported into PowerPoint® presentations. The minimum computer system requirements for the Trainer Tools CD-ROM are Office 2000, with Word, and Internet Explorer version 5.5. (CD-ROM not sold separately.)