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Cargo Securement FLATBEDS - Online Training

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Course Description

Cargo Securement FLATBEDS - Online Training
  • Program addresses the requirements of 49 CFR Section 392.9 and Part 393, Subpart I
  • Covers key topics, including:
    • Pre-trip and en route responsibilities related to cargo loading, cargo inspection, and cargo securement
    • Differences between direct tiedown and indirect tie down methods
      • How each method affects the number of tie downs required
    • Restraining capacity of tiedown devices, how to determine them, and how they affect cargo securement
    • Determining the minimum number of tie downs required for loads, and know why it often makes sense to go above and beyond the minimum requirements
    • Proper cargo securement techniques
    • How cargo securement and Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) are related
    • Securement requirements for several common types of cargo typically hauled by flatbeds

 This course features exclusive Check On Learning exercises designed to put the student’s comprehension to the test in unique and highly interactive simulations.

  • Related Regulations:
    This program addresses the requirements of 49 CFR Section 392.9 and Part 393, Subpart I.
  • Time Involvement: Approximately 60 minutes
  • Course Lessons:
    • Introduction – Getting Started, Course Highlights, Pretest, What You’ll Learn
    • Cargo Securement – Why It’s Important, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, CSA
    • Pre-Trip Planning – Key Concepts, Develop a Plan
    • Pre-Trip Responsibilities – Walk-around Inspection, Loading and Securing Cargo, En Route Inspections
    • Common Commodities – Heavy Equipment, Lumber & Building Materials, Metal Coils, Concrete Pipe, Logs
    • Conclusion – Summary, Time to Review, Final Exam 

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Windows XP operating system, or later
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 17 and higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of Flash. We do NOT support iPad/iPhone/Android-based tablets and devices at this time.
    • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
    • JavaScript must be enabled
    • Flash Player 10, however, the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
    • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
  • Broadband or company-provided Internet connection
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  • Lower cost per student the more Training Points you purchase
  • One year window from date of purchase to use your Training Points
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