SZNS SANS 10187-1:2009 Load Securement of Vehicles Part 1: General Requirements

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This part of SANS 10187 specifies the safety problems and basic precautions relating to the securing of load on vehicles. It deals with the strength, selection, and use of securing systems, and gives recommendations for the securement of a variety of the more common types of load.

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1 Scope………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1

2 Normative references. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..1

3 Definations………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1

4. Safety problems associated with the carrying of loads……………………………………………………. 2

4.1 Genera…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2

4.2 Bracking forces……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2

4.3 Securing systems………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3

5 Basic precautions…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5

5.1 Basic criteria for load securement…………………………………………………………………………………….. 5

5.2 Load distribution and arrangeement of vehicles…………………………………………………………… 6

6 Strength of securing systems……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 7

6.1 Forces involved……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  7

6.2 Anchorages………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….  7

6.3 Headboard…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..  9

7 Load securing equipment…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 9

7.1 Selection……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 9

7.2 Clamps…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  10

7.3 Steel wire ropes………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10

7.4 Chains………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 11

7.5 Hooks, rings and shackles……………………………………………………………………………………………….  11

7.6 Harness and nets………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  11

7.7 Rope ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 11

7.8 Webbing……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..  12

7.9 Tensioners……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………  13

8 Containers……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 13

8.1 General…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 13

8.2 Load arrangeement of vehicles……………………………………………………………………………………….  14

9 Securing systems ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 15

9.1 General………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 15

9.2 Tarpaulins……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..  15

10 Loading methods………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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