Load Securement and Rigging Virtual Minisode

Date: 1/8/2021 - 5/31/2021

Location: Virtual





Course Description
Load Securement will provide training for properly securing heavy equipment and other items to flatbeds and lowboys following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations Standard 49 CFR 329.9 and 49 CFR 393, Subpart 1.

Topics include;

  • Driver responsibilities 
  • Chain and sling inspection
  • Components of a securement system
  • Components of a securement system
  • Identify Working Load Limits (WLL)
  • Proper number of tie-downs
  • Indirect and Direct tie-downs
  • Protection Against Shifting and Falling Cargo 

This course will also provide training on rigging equipment for material handling, referencing OSHA Standard 1926.1400. Topics include safe rigging practices, calculating loads, chain and sling inspections, working load limits of rigging, safe hoisting operations, standard hand signals and environmental considerations. 

Target Audience
Workers and supervisors involved in construction projects where loads are being suspended and moved, loaded and unloaded using chains and slings.

 Please register and you will receive a confirmation email with the video link.

*If you need Closed Captioning, it is available on the video by clicking "CC" in the lower righthand corner and clicking English


Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at scottrell@umass.edu or 413-800-2655 as soon as possible to discuss reasonable accommodations for your access needs.

First Name Affiliation
Abed MassDOT District 5
Frank North Bridge BP
Frank North Bridge BP
Ken North Bridge BP
Britton North Bridge BP
Zac North Bridge BP
Celange North Bridge BP
William Ferrovial Sevices
Ali North Bridge BP
John Private Citizen
Mike Town of Wellfleet
Brenda UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Christopher City of Waltham
Chris Town of Southwick
Matthew Town of Barnstable Public Works
Mary University of Connecticut
Eddie City of Fitchburg Water
Charles City of Fitchburg
Nick Town of Shrewsbury
Barry Rhode Island DOT
Aldo UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Robert City of Fitchburg Water
John Town of Concord Highway & Grounds Division