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    URBAN DRIVING

    Driving in urban areas presents a different set of hazards to drivers as compared to highway driving. Red lights, intersections, traffic, distracted drivers, and pedestrians are just some of the hazards the urban driver will encounter. This course will teach you how to safely drive through urban areas, how to enter and exit traffic, how to navigate intersections, and how to react to traffic signals. You’ll also learn how to share the road safely with pedestrians and bicyclists. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    TRAILER COUPLING AND UNCOUPLING

    As a commercial vehicle operator, you are responsible for the safe operation of your tractor trailer. Following appropriate practices to couple and uncouple trailers, as well as maintaining equipment, ensures that you and the other motorists that share the road with you are safe. In this course, you will learn about the safety factors that apply to coupling and uncoupling vehicles and the risks associated with these tasks. Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    SAFE VEHICLE BACKING

    Backing a vehicle can be the most hazardous driving you do all day. Backing accidents are extremely common – one in four accidents involves backing. As a responsible driver it is important to choose the safest method to back your vehicle and to understand that your choices impact others. In this course, you will learn about the impacts of backing accidents, their common causes, and how to minimize risks of collision when backing vehicles, including company trucks or delivery vans.
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    NEGOTIATING HAZARDS FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

    According to the FMCSA, collisions at intersections alone account for 45% of all reported crashes and 21% of fatalities. Intersections are just one of many common hazards you may encounter in the course of everyday travel while in your truck. In order to safely negotiate the hazards you come into contact with, you must be familiar with the procedures and precautions to take. In this course, you will learn about what you need to do to safely negotiate turns and merging, intersections, downgrades, and railroad crossings. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information.
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    LOADING DOCK SAFETY

    Typically, loading docks are busy areas where equipment, such as forklifts, is used to move materials and freight onto or off of trailers. Special attention is needed in these areas to ensure the safety of the workers involved in loading and unloading trailers. In addition to forklift tipovers, its also important to make sure forklifts don’t slip or skid off elevated docks, fall between the dock and the trailer, or hit the trailer. Avoiding these types of hazards will help keep everyone involved with loading and unloading trailers safe. This course is designed to help you understand how to make sure the loading dock is safe. First to be covered are OSHA’s requirements for both forklift operators and working surfaces in loading areas. Basic and best practices for avoiding hazards while on the dock and during the loading and unloading of the trailer and inspection methods to follow before entering suspension-type highways trailers, in particular, are explained. Combined, this information
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    HAZARDOUS WEATHER DRIVING FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLE OPERATORS

    This course is designed to help commercial vehicle operators deal with hazards they may encounter when driving in bad weather conditions and how they can address a road emergency situation. Precautions for driving in rain, snow, fog, and windy conditions are covered, as are hydroplaning and skids and how you should react to them if you find yourself in such a situation. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    HAZARDOUS MATERIALS: PACKAGING SMALL QUANTITIES

    This activity-based course covers Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements for packaging and shipping small quantities of hazardous materials by highway within the United States. Before taking this course, you should have already completed Skillsoft’s DOT hazardous material transportation Modules 1 to 4, or other similar training, and have relevant experience using the DOT Hazardous Materials Tables. This course builds on those concepts as they relate to packaging small quantities for shipment by putting you into situations where you’ll identify materials in the DOT Hazardous Materials Table and determine whether an exception applies and how it affects the packaging, marking, labeling, and preparation of shipping papers for small quantities of different types of hazardous materials in specific situations. This course does not address the requirements for shipping small quantities of hazardous materials by aircraft, rail, or vessel. This course was developed with subject matter s
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    FLATBED CARGO SECUREMENT

    Safe loading and operation of a flatbed trailer depends on following rules and regulations related to safe loading of cargo, proper use of securement devices, and regular inspection of the load. In this course, you will learn about the hazards, rules, and safety provisions for ensuring your safety as a vehicle operator, as well as the safety of other vehicle operators you share the road with. Flatbed Cargo Securement was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    FLAGGING SAFETY

    Traffic control is a critical aspect of worker and driver safety on road construction projects. Flaggers need to be knowledgeable about the standards and guidelines established by the Federal Highway Administration’s Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. These include general guidelines for flagging, appropriate clothing requirements, and the standards for the signs, barriers and lights, and other devices used in your work. You also need to know where to position yourself for optimum safety, how to judge traffic speed and congestion, and regulate traffic accordingly. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    Traffic control is a critical aspect of worker and driver safety on road construction projects. Flaggers need to be knowledgeable about the standards

    This course is designed to prevent drivers from risks of injury they face when operating commercial vehicles, and when manually handling the loads they may be transporting. The course discusses various types of injuries associated with operating commercial motor vehicle. It also addresses the ergonomics practices, safety controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE) that commercial vehicle operators should use to minimize or prevent chances of getting injured at work. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    EMERGENCY SITUATIONS WHILE DRIVING

    Do you sometimes worry that you won’t be able to handle emergencies that might happen while you’re driving? Worrying isn’t helpful; instead prepare for potential driving emergencies by learning how to respond appropriately and safely to them. Successfully handling emergencies requires knowledge of how to prevent them when possible and how to handle them when they do happen. Understanding the typical types of collisions can help you avoid them, knowing how to handle a skid can help you successfully steer out of one, and knowing how to adjust your driving to hazardous weather conditions can help you prevent or avoid weather-related emergencies. It is also important that you know how to safely handle a breakdown. Finally, you should know how to complete an accident report in case you’re involved in an accident. Emergency Situations While Driving was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, h
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    DISTRACTED DRIVING

    Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted drivers. People driving while talking on their cell phones or eating put all road users at risk. With motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) now among the top causes of injury-related deaths and the number one cause of work-related deaths, all responsible drivers must be able to control distractions while at the wheel. In this course, you will learn why distractions cause accidents, and how to minimize your exposure to them. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    DEFENSIVE DRIVING FUNDAMENTALS

    This course will provide advanced defensive driving techniques to reduce your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements – specify concerns to be addressed before and while driving, use safe driving techniques to avoid collisions, drive safely in various weather conditions, and respond to specific driving emergency situations. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    DEFENSIVE DRIVING

    This course will provide simple defensive driving techniques to reduce your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements – define defensive driving, recognize accident prevention methods, identify the importance of seat belts, describe the facts concerning the impact of ‘drinking and driving,’ and identify vehicle safety measures on the job. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    Each year, tens of thousands of people are injured or killed in vehicle collisions. That’s why it’s important that all drivers understand the challenges that face them on the nation’s roads and highways. In this course, you’ll learn about types of collisions and how to avoid them, how to deal with emergency stop situations such as skids and shoulder drops, how to prevent collisions by properly negotiating intersections, and techniques for dealing with common distractions. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    IATA 5: LIMITATIONS AND SHIPMENT REVIEW

    This course explains that the Department of Transportation (DOT) governs all modes of transportation in the US, including air transportation. The DOT has a set of regulations pertaining to the shipment of hazardous materials (dangerous goods) known as the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). This training course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness and familiarization training. Your employer will provide additional function-specific training. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to identify the requirements placed on a shipper by the Department of Transportation when shipping by air, identify the requirements placed on the shipper by other national authorities, identify the requirements placed on the shipper by the carrier, and verify that a shipment is properly identified, packaged, marked, and labeled, and the documentation is correct. This course was developed with s
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    IATA 4: DOCUMENTATION

    This course will introduce the requirements of the International Air Transport Association’s Hazardous Materials Regulations, including required documentation to transport dangerous goods (Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and Air Waybill). This training course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness and familiarization training. Your employer will provide additional function-specific training. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to identify the necessary components on the Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods and describe the elements required on an Air Waybill for a shipment of Dangerous Goods. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    IATA 3: PACKAGING

    This training course will introduce the packaging requirements of the International Air Transport Association’s Dangerous Goods Regulations. This training course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness and familiarization training. Your employer will provide additional function-specific training. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to recognize the general packing requirements and the conditions normal to air transport, identify the proper packaging for the material to be shipped, and recognize UN specification packaging. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    IATA 2: MARKING AND LABELING

    This training course will introduce the International Air Transport Association’s marking and labeling requirements. The proper identification, preparation, and transportation of hazardous materials affects everyone’s safety. This training course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness and familiarization training. Your employer will provide additional function-specific training. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to recognize package specification markings and package use markings, identify hazard labels and handling labels, and apply marking and labeling requirements when shipping dangerous goods. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
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    IATA 1: HAZARD CLASS IDENTIFICATION/CLASSIFICATION

    This training course will introduce the requirements of the International Air Transport Association’s Hazardous Materials Regulations, including definitions, an introduction to the hazard classes, and the List of Dangerous Goods. The proper identification, preparation, and transportation of hazardous materials affect everyone’s safety. This training course may be used to meet the requirements for general awareness and familiarization training. Your employer will provide additional function-specific training. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to define terms associated with air transportation of dangerous goods, classify hazards according to International Air Transport Association’s nine hazard classes, and identify and interpret information found in the List of Dangerous Goods. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services comp