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Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

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Every day thousands of paper rolls are shipped around the country from paper facilities, to be used in a variety of paper related products. These rolls are commonly delivered by commercial trucks or railcars. This course will cover the standard procedures associated with loading paper rolls into truck trailers in order to become familiar with day to day operations. As well as to comply with common regulations.

Truck Trailer Loading - Corrugated Paper Rolls

Training Time: 28 minutes

Every day, thousands of paper rolls are shipped around the country from paper facilities to be used in a variety of paper-related products. These rolls are commonly delivered by commercial trucks or railcars. This course will cover the standard procedures associated with loading paper rolls into truck trailers in order to become familiar with day-to-day operations as well as to comply with common regulations.

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Always be aware of vertical clearance limitations, especially when first driving into a trailer

Trailers loaded for intermodal travel have different restrictions and loading patterns than over the road trailers

Before loading, truck and trailer wheels should be chocked and the ICC bar of the trailer should be secured to the dock

Learning Objectives

  • Describe proper truck trailer loading setup
  • Identify and describe typical safety hazards associated with truck loading
  • Define the major equipment used when loading truck trailers
  • State the purpose of loading ramps
  • Explain the importance of truck inspections
  • Identify and describe key truck inspection points
  • Explain the importance of roll inspections
  • State the primary goals for truck trailer loading
  • List proper trailer loading techniques
  • Identify proper truck trailer loading patterns for different roll sizes
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Truck Trailer Loading - Corrugated Paper Rolls FAQs

What are two important safety procedures to complete before starting to load a commercial truck trailer?
Before loading, truck and trailer wheels should be chocked and the ICC bar of the trailer should be secured to the dock.

In terms of weight, what is the goal when loading a commercial truck trailer?
The goal is to maximize the loaded weight in the trailer without exceeding the safe and legal limits for the individual axle loads and the overall truck and trailer weight.

What are some of the items used to secure rolls in trailer and keep them from moving?
Some of the equipment used to secure rolls in trailer include blocking, bracing, friction mats and strapping.

What method of securement is mandatory for a split load?
When groups of rolls are separated, they must be held together by strapping.

What happens if a truck trailer is overweight?
A loaded trailer which is overweight must be unloaded and reloaded in such a manner that is under the legal and safe weight limit.

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