Loading & Unloading: Straight Truck Series - Online Training Course

Interactive Training
15 minutes
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Course Description

Loading & Unloading: Straight Truck Series - Online Training Course


The Straight Truck Series is a collection of training programs which emphasize the essential skills necessary for staying safe on the road while operating a straight truck. This series is appropriate for all levels of truck drivers, from the entry-level to the veteran driver operating any type of straight truck.

Loading & Unloading training is designed to help truck drivers understand the basic techniques that will help keep them safe while loading or unloading their straight truck. Encompasses procedures drivers must follow to avoid injuries lifting, moving, and placing material. Safety measures for using equipment at loading docks and lift gates. Additionally, practices for safe loading and unloading of unique straight trucks like tree movers, dump trucks, etc.

  • The J. J. Keller's Loading & Unloading: Straight Truck Series eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Loading & Unloading
      • Planning for Your Load
      • Loading Your Cargo
      • Securing Your Cargo
      • Unloading Your Cargo
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Apply proper techniques to stay safe while loading and unloading their straight truck
    • Recognize potential hazards and identify precautions to take in order to prevent injuries while loading and unloading
    • Describe how to safely apply cargo securement devices to protect the load
  • Intended Audience: Straight truck drivers
  • Length: 15 minutes
  • Regs Covered: 49 CFR 392.9 and Subpart I of Part 393
  • Copyright Date: 2017


System Req.

This course can be completed using a tablet device, such as an iPad or Android tablet. We do not recommend nor support using a mobile device with a screen size of fewer than seven inches, such as a smartphone.

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Windows XP operating system, or later
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • Speakers or headphones, soundcard or onboard audio source
  • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 19 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 25 or higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of those browsers as well as the latest version of Flash. 
    • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
    • JavaScript must be enabled
    • Flash Player 10, however, the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
    • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
  • Minimum bandwidth availability of 1.5 Mbps. 3.0 Mbps or higher recommended. 
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