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J. J. Keller protects people and the businesses they run. You can trust our expertise across a wide range of subjects relating to labor, transportation, environmental, and worker safety. Our deep knowledge of federal and state agencies is built on a strong foundation of more than 100 editors and consultants and 70+ years of regulatory compliance experience.

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J. J. Keller protects people and the businesses they run. You can trust our expertise across a wide range of subjects relating to labor, transportation, environmental, and worker safety. Our deep knowledge of federal and state agencies is built on a strong foundation of more than 100 editors and consultants and 70+ years of regulatory compliance experience.

  • Handbook combines cargo securement regulations - plus practical, hands-on guidance and illustrated best practices - into one convenient source
  • Helps drivers determine the best load securement methods for the type of cargo they're transporting, based on government recommendations
  • Provides need-to-know guidelines on proper use of blocks, ropes, chains, bars and more for flatbeds, dry vans, reefers and other widely used types of trailers
  • Also covers critical information on the following:
    • General load securement requirements
    • Commodity-specific requirements
    • Cargo securement regulations
    • Tiedown quick reference
    • Frequently asked questions
    • And much more
  • Spiral bound, 7" x 5", over 190 pages

Table of Contents

GENERAL CARGO SECUREMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • The fundamentals of cargo securement
  • The securement system and it's components
  • Containing, immobilizing, and securing cargo
  • Inspection requirements

COMMODITY-SPECIFIC SECUREMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Logs
  • Dressed lumber and similar building materials
  • Metal coils
  • Paper rolls
  • Concrete pipes
  • Intermodal containers
  • Automobiles, light trucks, and vans
  • Heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery
  • Flattened or crushed vehicles
  • Roll-on/roll-off and hook-lift containers
  • Boulders
  • Square bales of hay

REFERENCE

  • Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
  • U.S. FMCSA Cargo Securement Enforcement Policy
  • Cargo securement regulations
  • U.S. manufacturing standards
  • Default working load limits and unmarked tiedowns
  • Tiedown quick reference
  • Glossary

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Compliance Topic: Cargo Securement, CSA Scores

Industry: Transportation

Average Rating: 4.3

BVNumberOfReviews: 19, 17, 18

Language: English

Size: 7" x 5"

Need to Purchase a Case?: 42 per case

Format: Spiral Bound

Copyright Date: 2014 (Rev. 2017)

ISBN: 978-1-60287-682-8