HEP214 – 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Equipment Load and Tie DownThe Introduction to Equipment Load and Tie-Down course provides operators with an introduction to specific load and tie-down techniques for several load types being transported by a trailer. During classroom training, participants are provided examples of correct loading and securing of equipment for towing, preventive maintenance, safe work practices, load calculations, tie-down techniques, and different types of tie down devices.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant must provide:

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest
  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed


  • Load Identification
  • Truck Transport Equipment Identification
  • Trailer Transport Equipment Identification
  • Load Tie-Down Identification
  • Equipment Loading Procedures
  • Material Loading Procedures
  • Equipment Tie-Down Procedures
  • Material Tie-Down Procedures
  • Route Planning

Suggested Audience

Personnel who have the responsibility of transporting materials and equipment on the highways and interstates.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]

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