441 Sutton Rd, Majura ACT 2609

(02) 6297 7187

Mon - Fri 7:30am - 4:30pm

Load Restraint Awareness

This is a non-accredited course that equips you with the knowledge and skills to use certain methods to ensure loads on heavy vehicles stay in control when transported.   Load restraint prevents loads from falling off, protruding or making the vehicle unstable.


This course includes the effective restraint of loads on heavy vehicles to protect the safety of employees and public road users.

Target Audience:

If you are involved in packing, loading, moving or unloading a vehicle, you are responsible for complying with load restraint laws. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Load Restraint principles
  • Arranging loads on vehicles
  • Restraining loads on vehicles
  • Load restraint equipment
  • Vehicle load compliance
  • Risks of an unrestrained load
  • Legislation
  • Lateral and longitudinal instability
  • Load safety
  • Centre of mass and vehicle stability
  • Approved restraints
  • Proper use of restraints
  • Restraining unusual loads

Learning Methods:

Program Benefits:

  • Comply with Load Restraint law
  • Prevent unacceptable movement
  • Prevent point pressure
  • Prevent damage of loads
  • Protect safety of workers and public road users
  • Understand different restraint systems
  • Secure loads in line with the Load Restraint Guide
  • Understand load characteristics
  • Recognise correct load positions



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