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Safe Loading and Cargo Securing Programme

Safe Loading and Cargo Securing

Safe Loading and Cargo Securing

To have safe cargo movements on our roads it is essential to use the correct loading and securing measures for every type of cargo being transported. Incorrect loading can lead to damaged goods, vehicles and infrastructure, as well as injuries and fatalities.

The IRU Academy Safe Loading and Cargo Securing course is based on the International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport which incorporate the latest international standards.

Who is the course for?

Anyone involved in the loading and securing of cargo including transport operators, commercial drivers, loaders, customers and suppliers.

The course is offered globally through the IRU Academy network of Associate Training Institutes.

What you will learn

•    Applicable standards
•    Responsibilities
•    Principles of physics
•    Vehicle structure
•    Packaging
•    Securing methods and equipment
•    Calculations
•    Checks

Course structure

The training is given in a classroom with the support of interactive tools including a simulator which presents a range of loading and securing situations and a lashing calculator that allows candidates to experiment with various scenarios.

Participants receive the IRU Academy Safe Loading and Cargo Securing certificate when they have completed the course.

Why train with the IRU Academy?

All IRU Academy training programmes:

•    Integrate best practice
•    Comply with international industry standards 
•    Help harmonise industry professional qualification standards at the global level
•    Are designed by industry experts 
•    Guarantee the highest level of quality, consistency and accuracy
•    Are regularly updated to reflect new and amended legislation and latest technical developments