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 itsi@teex.tamu.edu 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

Student must provide:

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • 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.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 1.6 IACET CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

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