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For dgiver cargo securement requirements, review: The Working Load Limit is the maximum load that may be applied to a component of a cargo securement system during normal service.

Adjust load and tiedowns as needed. No rolling, tipping, sliding, or falling from vehicle. How strong must the vehicle structure and anchor points be?

The securement hadbook used must prevent movement in directions see Section 1. The method used to prevent rolling must not become unfastened or loose while the vehicle is in transit. An improperly secured load can result in: The friction mat allows the roll to slide on the floor without tripping the roll.

Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement | Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Requirements for securing a single coil Section 3. How do you calculate Aggregate Working Load Limit for tiedowns? Containing, Immobilizing, and Securing Cargo To correctly contain, immobilize, or secure cargo, you need to know about: If cargo is not prevented from forward movement for example, by the headboard, bulkhead, other cargo, or tiedown attached to securemeny cargosecure the cargo according to the following requirements:.


Requirements for preventing paper rolls from securemetn Situation 1: Place bundles in direct contact with each other.

To counteract movement to one side, attach the tiedown so it pulls the cargo toward the opposite side of the vehicle. Carriers are recommended to purchase and use components that are driveer and marked by their manufacturer.

Positioning and Securing Bundles Section 3.

This section applies to coils of rolled sheet metal. Suggestion to Increase Safety Choose one of two options for stopping forward motion: The difference is in the tiedown arrangement. Horizontal movement includes forward, rearward, and side to side. Requirements for preventing side-to-side handbok If there are not enough paper rolls in the shipment to reach the walls of the vehicle, prevent side-to-side movement by dtiver of these methods: Secure the stack of bundles with tiedowns: Components of a Securement System Securing devices Section 2.

Cargo Securement Requirements 2. Local regulations may be more or less stringent. What securement system should you choose?


Option 3 Single Coil Eye Lengthwise. The standard then gives the WLL for that piece of chain, depending on its size.

Blocking and Bracing Equipment. When there is low friction between the cargo and the deck for example, with snow, ice, sand, gravel, and oil: Components of a Securement System Vehicle structure Section 2.

Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement

Use of the Securement System Section 3. For articles that have a tendency to tip: WLL for blocking systems Section 2. To calculate Aggregate Working Load limit, add together: Tiedowns can be used in two ways: Article Description Minimum of Tiedowns More than 1.

Type of Vehicle The specific requirements are for metal coils transported: