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North American Cargo Securement

North American Cargo Securement

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North American Cargo Securement

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, tie-downs and edge protectors, and cargo placement.

NSC Standard 10 – Cargo Securement


I-CAB Recognized Course

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessments.

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

Online Course Duration

Approximately 2 hours

You will be automatically un-enrolled from this course 365 days after purchase.

Pass Mark

Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in an effort to achieve the pass mark.