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Subject: D – CPC (Module 5)

Compliance 5; Duration: 7 hours

Content:

Load Security

Health and Safety at Work etc Act (1974) – Section 2: General duties of an employer

  • Legal responsibilities
  • Before loading
  • The principles of load safety
  • Possible penalties
  • Load securing equipment
  • Lashing capacity
  • Ratchet straps and chains
  • High loads
  • What to do in the event of a bridge strike
  • Overall height guidelines
  • Curtain sided trailers
  • Double deck trailers
  • Palletised loads
  • Timber loads
  • Containers
  • Plant and equipment
  • Sheeting loads
  • Dos and don’ts of load security
  • Rollover avoidance
  • Vehicle baselines