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Local regulations may be more or less stringent. Horizontal movement includes forward, rearward, and side to side. Attach one tiedown rearward. The Working Load Limit is the maximum load that may be applied to a component of a cargo securement system during normal service.

Securemfnt Securement System …………………………………………………………………………………………… p. Requirements for bundles in two or more tiers continued Option 2: Blocking and supporting the coils is the same.

If cargo is not prevented from forward movement for example, by the headboard, bulkhead, other cargo, or tiedown attached to the cargosecure the cargo according to the following requirements: Every device contributes to the WLL of the securement system.

Onn cargo must remain secured on or in the transporting vehicle: When cargo is prevented from forward movement for example, by the headboard, bulkhead, other cargo, or tiedownsecure the cargo according to the following requirements:.

All components of a tiedown must be in proper working order. Band Supports Special Circumstances: To block side-to-side movement, use blocking or high friction devices between the tiers. An improperly secured load can result in: The standard then gives the WLL for that piece of chain, depending on its size.


Requiremenst for securing a single coil Section 3.

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Acceptable securement of one stack loaded crosswise Special Circumstances: To block side-to-side movement, block the bundles with stakes on the sides of the vehicle. Other manufacturers mark components using a code or symbol that is defined in a recognized standard. Choose one of the four.

The doors are not designed or intended as a cargo securing device. Attach one tiedown forward. To counteract upward movement, attach tiedowns to opposing sides of the cargo so they pull the cargo down.

Place bundles in direct contact with each other. This increases the pressure of the cargo on the deck and keeps the cargo from shifting. To counteract forward movement, attach the tiedown so it pulls the cargo toward the rear of the vehicle.

To prevent shifting or tipping, cargo is immobilized or secured on or within a vehicle by tiedowns cadgo with: Any device specifically manufactured to attach or secure cargo to a vehicle or trailer.

Cargo Securement Requirements 2. Article Description Minimum of Tiedowns More than 1.

Requirements for eyes crosswise: The grain should run lengthwise when using wood for blocking or bracing. Width is two times greater than the diameter Special Secureemnt Type of Vehicle The specific requirements are for metal coils transported: This requirement also applies to any material used for dunnage.


Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement

Are there any requirements for the cargo? Blocking and bracing Section 2. Hadnbook securement system used must prevent movement in directions see Section 1.

Appropriate use of tiedowns for a group of pipes Special Circumstances: The friction mat alone is adequate.

Ssecurement being transported on the highway must remain secured on or within the transporting vehicle. This includes packaged articles, unitized articles, and articles stacked one on the other. This section applies to coils of rolled sheet metal.

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Requirements for preventing side-to-side movement If there are not enough paper rolls in the shipment to reach the walls of the vehicle, prevent side-to-side movement by one of these methods: How strong must the vehicle structure and hhandbook points be?

In that way, the carrier, driver, shipper and inspector can all verify that the handbbook equipment is being used for the job. Secure the stack of bundles with tiedowns: Requirements for preventing paper rolls from tipping Situation 1: