This online North American Cargo Securement Program is designed to explain the fundamentals and general requirements of cargo securement, based upon the National Safety Code for Motor Carriers (Standard 10). After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the cargo securement standard, requirements of carriers and drivers, and general cargo securement requirements including the securement system, minimum strength requirements, tiedowns and edge protectors, and cargo placement.
This online North American Cargo Securement Program covers the following topics:
History of the Cargo Securement Standard
Fundamentals of Cargo Securement
What does the Standard cover?
What does the Standard require of carriers and drivers?
Minimum Force Standards
General Cargo Securement Requirements
The Securement System
Minimum Strength Requirements
Number of Tiedowns
Optional Additional Topics
Energy Sector Specific
Vehicles as Cargo
Roll-on/Roll-off and Hook Lift Containers