North American Cargo Securement
The Fleet Safety International’s North American Cargo Securement Program is based on The NSC Standard 10 Cargo Securement approved by the Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety on June 8, 2013
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.
- NSC Standard 10 – Cargo Securement
- History of the Cargo Securement Standard
- Fundamentals of Cargo Securement
- Guiding Principals
- What does the Standard cover?
- What does the Standard require of carriers and drivers?
- Driver Inspections
- Securement Options
- Minimum Force Standards
General Cargo Securement Requirements
- The Securement System
- Securing Devices
- Appropriate System
- Minimum Strength Requirements
- Edge Protectors
- Cargo Placement
- Number of Tiedowns
Optional Additional Topics
- Energy Sector Specific
- Dressed Lumber
- Metal Coils
- Paper Rolls
- Concrete Pipe
- Intermodal Containers
- Vehicles as Cargo
- Roll-on/Roll-off and Hook Lift Containers
This course takes approximately 120 minutes to complete
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course