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Commercial Driver Training Program

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safety mom online courseThis program includes a variety of required and recommended courses for professionals working in the Commercial Transportation Industry.

 

Upon successful completion of each course, you will be provided with a certificate of completion for that course.

Below is a listing of the courses within the program, and the topics covered by each course.

 

CANADIAN FEDERAL HOURS OF SERVICE NSC Standard 9 – TOPICS

  • The history of Federal Hours of Service legislation
  • The human body clock and fatigue
  • When driving is prohibited
  • Which vehicles the regulations apply to and which are exempt
  • Logbooks and daily duty status categories
  • On-duty limits and off-duty requirements
  • Sleeper berth requirements
  • Cycles, cycle limits, cycle resets and cycle switching
  • Special permits for various vehicles
  • Exemptions for emergencies or adverse driving conditions
  • Out-of-service declarations
  • Inspections

 

NORTH AMERICAN CARGO SECUREMENT NSC Standard 10 – TOPICS

  • Why cargo securement is important
  • What federal regulations mean to drivers and carriers
  • How cargo securement affects CSA scores
  • Working load limits
  • Direct and indirect tiedowns
  • Proper cargo loading and securement techniques
  • Performing pre-trip and en route flatbed and cargo inspections
  • Best practices for securing common commodities

 

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DAILY TRIP INSPECTION NSC Standard 13 – TOPICS

  • Module 1: Preparing for the Pre Trip Inspection
  • Module 2: Inspecting the Air Brake System
  • Module 3: Defects and Major Defects
  • Module 4: Performing the Inspection

 

DEFENSIVE DRIVING ATTITUDES ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Pet Peeves
    • Explores situations and the actions of other drivers that may cause irritation or changes in decision making as well as an increase in risk-taking behaviour
    • Encourages a more tolerant outlook toward other drivers
  • Stress
    • How stress affects drivers mentally, emotionally and physically to promote risk taking behaviour
    • What drivers can do to reduce or manage stress and their reaction to it
  • Anger
    • Anger is the most dangerous emotion when mixed with driving
    • Understand two kinds of anger that can result in reactionary or risk taking driving actions
    • Simple and effective anger management tools that can be used while driving
    • How to avoid personal confrontations and road rage incidents
  • Aggressive Driving
    • Understanding the nature of aggressive driving
    • How anyone can turn into an aggressive driver if stressed or provoked
    • How to reduce risky driving actions which could cause incidents
    • Reducing vehicle abuse, fuel and repair costs
  • Emotional IQ:
    • How willingness to take responsibility for resolving even bad situations in a positive way can reduce stress and empower drivers
    • How unrealistic expectations of others leads to disappointment, stress and escalated risk tolerance

 

SAFE BACKING PROCEDURES AND BLIND SPOTS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Safe Backing and Blind Spots Introduction
  • Blind Spot Distances
  • Internal Blind Spots
  • Guide to Proper Mirror Positioning
  • New Blind Spot Monitoring Technology
  • External Blind Spots
  • Causes of Backing Collisions
  • Pre-Backing Preparation
  • Backing with a Guide and Proper use of Hand Signals
  • Parking Lot Exercises and Other Backing Hazards
  • New Back-up Technology

 

WHMIS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • What WHMIS is
  • Key components of WHMIS regulations
  • WHMIS classes and hazard symbols
  • WHMIS label types and requirements
  • MSDSs
  • WHMIS exemptions
  • Emergency response
  • Personal protective equipment

 

TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS COURSE TOPICS

  • The requirements for TDG training and certification
  • Dangerous goods classification
  • Packing groups
  • Shipping name
  • Compatibility groups
  • Placards and UN numbers
  • Label requirements
  • Safety marks
  • Packaging and vessel requirements
  • Requirements for documentation
  • Exemptions
  • The ERAP (Emergency Response Assistance Plans)
  • Reporting requirements
  • Containers
  • TDG schedules

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