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Safe loading of vehicles


Product Description

The Safe loading of vehicles course reviews the various legislation requirements and best practices covering this essential skill and addresses the most common loading errors which can result in shifting and damaged loads or in extreme cases accidents and death.

Product Specification

This practical and classroom-based course is aimed at drivers and loaders of goods vehicles. It provides drivers, loaders and unloaders with the knowledge and skills to deal with basic load configurations in a safe and efficient manner.

Who should attend?
Loading/unloading operatives such as warehouse and yard teams
Drivers
Those responsible for raising and maintaining health and safety standards across a team of professional drivers

Benefits of attending
Reduced likelihood of roadside prosecution
Greater awareness of the impact poor loading can have on the driver and general public
Reduction in damage to vehicles and stock
Awareness of the risks caused by working at height
An understanding of where to go to find the right guidance for unique and unusual load types

Product Features

Basic Training 1 Day
Legislative requirements
Consequence of non-compliance
Role of the operator, loader and driver
Vehicle checks
Load restraint
Types of restraint systems and anchorage points
Load distribution
Vehicle weight and overloading
Types of vehicle weights
Safe working practices: loading and unloading
Effects of transportation
Working at height


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