The 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.
Texas Department of Public Safety Certification/Licensing Requirement
The participant must present a Class A CDL upon registering for the course at least 14 business days prior to the start of class. This prerequisite may be accomplished by either uploading a copy of the document during registration or sending a fax to TEEX Customer Care at (979) 458-1426. Once received and approved, the participant will be notified by email that they have met all prerequisites and have been added to the class roster.
Course Completion Requirements
Student must provide:
- Hard hat
- Steel-toed footwear
- Visibility safety vest
TopicsLoad 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 AudiencePersonnel who have the responsibility of transporting materials and equipment on the highways and interstates.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsCE