Load Securement

OVERVIEW


Proper load securement is vital in the day-to-day operations of public works departments. This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to load securement and the inspection of load securement devices that are used. Participants will become familiar with proper securement techniques and devices that they will be using on a daily basis, through both classroom and hands-on teaching.



OBJECTIVES


Upon completion of the class, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand what load securement is and why it is important

  • Select the proper tie down devices

  • Inspect the tie down devices and the trailer

  • Understand loading, walk around, and unloading


AUDIENCE


This class should be of interest to anyone that operates or works around heavy equipment.

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