Practical Safe Loading

Practical Safe Loading

This Course will provide delegates with the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the requirements for the safe loading of goods vehicles, using classroom-based and practical knowledge.

Upon completion of the course delegates will be able to understand the importance to road safety and operator licensing of the safe loading of vehicles. Understand the forces acting on a goods vehicle and its load, state the requirements for restraining loads to counter these forces.  Identify how to secure various types of load and types of restraints equipment. Know about height restrictions, maximum weights. Understand consequences of overloading and the powers of enforcement agencies  


Course Content

  • Regulations
  • Where to get advice 
  • Responsibilities 
  • Enforcement 
  • Load Matrix 
  • Loading & Unloading Safely 
  • Basic Principles 
  • Load Securing Equipment / Load Securing Methods / Load Position 
  • Height & Bridge Strikes
  • Weight / Lengths and Widths 
  • Coupling & Uncoupling 
  • EBS Warning System
  • XL Rated Bodies 
  • Double Deck Trailers / Longer Semi Trailers / Tail-Lifts 



  • Member Price: £795.00 + VAT (Max 10 Delegates) 
  • Non Member: Price: £895.00 + VAT (Max 10 Delegates) 

Course duration: 7 Hours, Default time 09:00 -17:00 (A suitable vehicle, loads and equipment must be available, PPE must be worn.)

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