North American Cargo Securement

Earn your North American Cargo Securement certificate upon successful completion of this course

NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This online North American Cargo Securement Program is designed to explain the fundamentals and general requirements of cargo securement, based upon the National Safety Code for Motor Carriers (Standard 10). After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the cargo securement standard, requirements of carriers and drivers, and general cargo securement requirements including the securement system, minimum strength requirements, tiedowns and edge protectors, and cargo placement.

NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

This online North American Cargo Securement Program covers the following topics:

  • History of the Cargo Securement Standard
  • Fundamentals of Cargo Securement
  • Guiding Principals
  • What does the Standard cover?
  • What does the Standard require of carriers and drivers?
  • Driver Inspections
  • Securement Options
  • Minimum Force Standards

General Cargo Securement Requirements

  • The Securement System
  • Components
  • Securing Devices
  • Appropriate System
  • Minimum Strength Requirements
  • Tiedowns
  • Edge Protectors
  • Cargo Placement
  • Number of Tiedowns

Optional Additional Topics

  • Energy Sector Specific
  • Logs
  • Dressed Lumber
  • Metal Coils
  • Paper Rolls
  • Concrete Pipe
  • Intermodal Containers
  • Vehicles as Cargo
  • Boulders
  • Roll-on/Roll-off and Hook Lift Containers

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 2 hours.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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