WELCOME!. Safety Meeting. GFS. July 19, 2008. TRANSPORTATION, INC. www.gfstrans.com. Please Help Yourself. DONUTS! YUM!. Today’s Safety Meeting will consist of two (2) parts:. Powerpoint Presentation on Load Securement DVD Video on Airbrakes
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Cargo Securement Rules
(1) 0.8 g deceleration, forward;
(2) 0.5 g acceleration, rearward;
(3) 0.5 g acceleration, lateral.
1) 5 ft or less in length and more than 1,100 lbs in weight; or
2) > 5 ft but less than 10 ft, regardless of weight.
Example of § 110(b)(1)
10 ft, and one additional tiedown for every 10 ft of length, or fraction thereof, beyond the first 10 ft.
Example of § 110(b)(3)
Example of § 110(b)(3) - Articles blocked to prevent forward movement; 1tiedown for each 10 ft of length, or fraction thereof.
Generally, basic rules do not apply to a vehicle transporting one or more articles of cargo such as, but not limited to, machinery or fabricated structural items (e.g., steel or concrete beams, crane booms, girders, and trusses, etc.) which, because of their design, size, shape, or weight, must be fastened by special methods.
Tire pressure is very important year round—but the heat from the road in the summer months is far worse than any other season - so proper inflation is critical!
THAT YOU HAVE A COPY OF THE OVERDIMENSIONAL AND OVERWEIGHT PERMIT REGULATIONS MANUAL IN YOUR TRUCK
This Safety Meeting has been a presentation of your GFS Safety Team
A SPECIAL THANKS GOES TO OUR PROFESSIONAL DRIVER STAFF
FOR ALL YOUR EFFORTS TO SAFELY SERVE OUR
CUSTOMERS EACH DAY
YOU DO AN OUTSTANDING JOB AND WE ARE GRATEFUL
FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!