Load Restraint Awareness

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Load restraint is required by law because loads that move in transit can cause problems.

This course discusses the risk of injuries, fatalities and property damage when transporting loads without sufficient load restraint. It outlines the legal requirements to comply with load restraint laws.

The training includes the performance standards for load restraint and provides information on how loads can shift. It provides a step-by-step process to plan the load, safely load and unload the vehicle, and drive to the conditions of the road and the load.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, learners will:

  1. Learn the risk of injuries, fatalities and property damage when transporting loads with insufficient load restraint.
  2. Understand the legal requirement to comply with load restraint laws.
  3. Learn how loads can move in all directions.
  4. Learn the Performance Standards for load restraint.
  5. Learn how to plan the load and select a suitable vehicle for the load type and size.
  6. Understand the two common methods of load restraint; tie-down or direct restraint.
  7. Understand what to check before each trip.
  8. Learn how to safely position the load to maintain vehicle stability, steering and braking.
  9. Learn how to drive according to the load.
  10. Understand the importance of establishing loading and unloading exclusion zones and driver safety zones.

Course length: 10 mins (8-minute animated and subtitled video + 8 short answer assessment)

  • Certificate of completion
  • In-depth Reporting
  • Facilitator’s Guide including video transcript and Assessment Q&A’s
  • Optional pass rate
  • All content can be customised
  • Pause and resume function

Available in English (Australian).

This course is suitable for use in Australia, the UK, Europe, the US, and all countries that adhere to OSHA and HSE requirements.

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