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Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement

Logs must be solidly packed. Tiedowns may be fixed in the middle and tensioned from each end. These must be secured to the deck. A piece of grade 7 chain may be marked with a 70 orin accordance with the standard of the National Association of Chain Manufacturers.

How to Use the Handbook 1. Size of coil Section 3.

The rolls may push the doors open during transit or onto loading dock personnel when the doors are opened. Blocking and bracing Section 2.

For general cargo securement requirements, review: The friction mat allows the roll to slide on the floor without tripping the roll. Any device specifically manufactured to attach or secure cargo to a vehicle or trailer. Requirements for bundles in two or more tiers continued Option 2: Tension these tiedowns to as high an initial tension as possible.


Suggestion to Increase Safety Choose one of two options for stopping forward motion: This requirement also applies to any material used for dunnage.

Cargo Securement Requirements 2. An improperly secured load can result in: Width is two times greater than the diameter Special Circumstances: All elements of the vehicle structure and anchor points must be strong enough to withstand the forces described on page 7.

The securement system used must prevent movement in xriver see Section 1. Containing, Immobilizing, and Securing Cargo To correctly contain, immobilize, or secure cargo, you need to know about: Securing Pipe with an Inside Diameter Up to 1.

Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement

What Does This Section Cover? Guiding Principle of Cargo Securement What? Row of Coils Prevent the coil from rolling bunks or similar devices to prevent them from coming loose. Acceptable securement of one stack loaded crosswise Special Circumstances: Solution Prevent forward movement by one of these methods.


To prevent shifting or tipping, cargo is immobilized or secured on or within a vehicle by tiedowns along with: The WLL is usually assigned by the component manufacturer. Are there any requirements for the cargo? Metal coils that weigh less than 2, kg 5, lb.

Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement | SH Logistics, LLC dba SH Transport

Cargo is fully contained by structures of adequate strength. To counteract forward movement, attach the tiedown so it pulls the cargo toward the rear of the vehicle. The friction mat alone is adequate. There are two options for the upper logs that form the top of the load: All components of a tiedown must be in proper working order.

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