Introduction to Equipment Load and Tie Down

HEP214 - 8.00 Hours

Description

Equipment Load and Tie DownThe Introduction to Equipment Load and Tie Down course provides operators with an introduction to specific load and tie down techniques for several load types being transported by a trailer. During classroom training, participants are provided examples of correct loading and securing of equipment for towing, preventive maintenance, safe work practices, load calculations, tie-down techniques, and different types of tie down devices.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Equipment Load and Tie DownThe Introduction to Equipment Load and Tie Down course provides operators with an introduction to specific load and tie down techniques for several load types being transported by a trailer. During classroom training, participants are provided examples of correct loading and securing of equipment for towing, preventive maintenance, safe work practices, load calculations, tie-down techniques, and different types of tie down devices.

Prerequisites

Texas DPS Certification/Licensing Requirement

The participant must present a Class A CDL. This prerequisite may be accomplished by uploading a copy of the document after registration using the TEEX Student Portal at least 14 days prior to the start of class. Once received and approved by Customer Care, the participant will be notified by email they have met all prerequisites and have been added to the class roster.

Course Completion Requirements

Student must provide:

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest

Topics

Load Identification+Truck Transport Equipment Identification+Trailer Transport Equipment Identification+Load Tie-Down Identification+Equipment Loading Procedures+Material Loading Procedures+Equipment Tie-Down Procedures+Material Tie-Down Procedures+Route Planning

Suggested Audience

Personnel who have the responsibility of transporting materials and equipment on the highways and interstates.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

CE

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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