OSHA Safety Pro: Transport Safety. Part 396 of The FMCSA
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OSHA Safety Pro: Transport Safety. Part 396 of The FMCSA

A quick 10 point safety guide, and FREE 65 page HSE Transport Safety manual that the will save lives and money
4.8 (104 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,244 students enrolled
Created by James Neil
Last updated 11/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Prove to colleagues, management, or employers that they have the expertise to conduct safe motor carrier operations and reap the financial rewards of doing so. Students will effectively gain the knowledge required to remain compliant within part 396 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's standard.
  • Make a positive impression by using the free transport safety program in this course to build upon an existing safety program or start a new one.
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Requirements
  • This course is vital to keeping the roadways, and the families and children who are on them, safe while ensuring people, services, and goods are safely transported. Transportation safety affects everyone. This course is a call to action for anyone who drives for a living, to be a hero by preventing costly and deadly accidents by ensuring their equipment is safe and ready for the road.
Description

For enrolling in this course you will automatically have access to a FREE 65 page HSE Transport Safety manual complete with an Accident Investigation program, Code of Safe Practices, Hazard Recognition program, pictures, diagrams, training records, and employee sign in sheets. 

Driving a truck or passenger vehicle for a living can be a very lucrative, financially rewarding business. Without goods and people getting to where they need to go, the world would stop. 

This is a quick, less than an hour, course that will pay very high dividends not just financially, but through safe practices that will save lives and costly accidents.

Use this course to show clients and employers you can be trusted with the financial rewards of safe transportation and driving.

This course is designed for anyone who drives for a living or is applying to be a driver. The certificate received from this course can be used to show paying clients and employers that you can be trusted with the responsibility of safe motor carrier transportation. 

The course is your once enrolled. You will be able to download it and keep it to build upon your safety program at your place of business, show your management you have what it takes, or use it to train others. 

If a safety program or motor-carrier safety program does not yet exist at your place of business, this is your chance to shine an impress others by using the materials of this course to start one. 

Use this course to reap the financial and physical health benefits of moving people and goods, safely over the road. 

God Bless...and Safe Driving.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who brings in a paycheck through driving or operating motor carrier equipment and trucks.
  • Motor carrier operators and supervisors
  • Truck drivers, Safety Officers, Safety Inspectors, limousine drivers, and passenger chauffeurs
  • Heavy equipment operators and supervisors
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Curriculum For This Course
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Why this course is for you
3 Lectures 08:46

Impact the roads and environment around you by preventing accidents and ensuring you and those around you make it home safely at the end of the day. This lesson is a quick intro on what the learner will achieve from this course. 

Introduction
01:37

Display to clients, employers, and other drivers you have the expertise that it takes to be a safe motor carrier operator and reap the financial rewards because of it.

Understand how, with this course, you can be a silent and professional hero by catching an issue and preventing a costly accident from ever happening in the first place. 

Apply what you learn to your personal life, and take credit for yourself that knowledge from this course makes the world around you and your equipment safer for you, your family, and other motorists. 

Use this course to shine by using it to train others or be a trendsetter by building upon the safety program at your place of work or business. 

If a safety program or motor-carrier safety program does not yet exist at your place of business, this is your chance to shine an impress others by using the materials of this course to start one. 

Whats in it for you?
01:49

Grasp an understanding of what the law states and how to simply apply it to your motor carrier operations and remain compliant avoiding costly fines and mistakes. 

See through the legal jargon and easily comprehend what it is saying and how to make it work for you. 

The FMCSA law in a nut shell
05:20

Display your understanding of FMCSA law that keeps you safe and earning money.

The FMCSA Law
1 question
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Inspection & Maintenance Reports
3 Lectures 11:30

An easy way to address inspections and reporting. 

A quick and easy breakdown of what the legal jargon of the FMCSA is asking and how to confidently and simply remain compliant.

Understand the minimal 10 points of inspection the FMCSA requires and what to do about any inspection findings.

Inspection and Reporting. A simple way to avoid confusion.
04:17

Confidently grasp and understand what to do when equipment is need of maintenance and repair. 

The legal verbiage can often be daunting, however, this lecture will make it simple to understand how to address any issues on your equipment and keep you compliant, on the road, and earning money.

Maintenance & Repair Reporting Program
05:46

A simple way of looking at both report types that will enable carriers and drivers alike to remain compliant through easy and accurate inspections, maintenance, and reporting.

Avoiding Confusion Between the 2 Reports
01:27

Identify the differences between both reports.

The differences between both reports
1 question
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Lets do a pre-trip inspection
6 Lectures 11:01

Ensure a safe vehicle and positively impact your livelihood, and the livelihoods of those you share the road with, with an adequate method for beginning your pre-trip safety inspection.

Initiating the pre-trip inspection
03:36

A quick 'True or False' quiz about important fluid level checks. 

Checking fluid levels
1 question

Further understand the importance of proper fluid levels.

Power steering fluid
00:52

Display your expertise and knowledge in why fluid checks are an integral part of a pre-trip safety inspection.

Checking the power steering fluid
1 question

Understand when to refill and how to maintain proper and safe fluid levels. 

Fluid Levels
1 question

How to remain compliant, safe, and confidently earning on the road by ensuring engine belts and the clutch will not fail.

Belts and Gears
01:08

Avoid catastrophic failure, and keep earning on the road, by understanding the importance of reading oil pressure.

Oil Pressure
00:36

Prevent catastrophic engine failure through proper oil pressure and temperature checks.

Oil Pressure and Temperature Gauge Check
2 questions

The importance of the effect windshield wipers have on visibility. 

Windshield wipers
1 question

A real hero prevents danger from ever having a chance to hurt others. Learn how to maintain proper visibility, warn other motorists of a road hazard, and maintain control of your vehicle with an adequately functioning steering wheel. 

Good visibility, safety equipment, and the steering wheel
02:27

We're only as good as the condition of our equipment. Understand the importance of having that equipment ready and in good working condition. 

Instructor interaction: The Importance of Good Visibility and Safety Equipment
02:22
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Conclusion and thank you! Check out these downloadable resources.
1 Lecture 02:54

Recap the importance of this course, the FMCSA'a safety standard, why its important, and how to use it to keep the roadways, and your equipment safe, operational, and earning money for you on the road. 

Conclusion and thank you!
02:54
About the Instructor
James Neil
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Health & Safety Official

James is a Health & Safety officer who brings almost 20 years of military, government, and private sector health and safety experience to the Udemy community. 

James has conducted several overseas mission trips as well as operational deployments with the military and government.

James has developed multiple company safety programs and implemented dozens of health and safety policies.  James now brings a wealth of safety instruction conducted in the field on job sites, to you here for your convenience. 

No need to travel to a third party location for training. 

Trained and certified at Texas A&M University's Engineering Extension Service in San Antonio Texas, James holds numerous certificates in General and Construction Industry Safety from the OSHA Training Institute. 

James has conducted  missionary work to countries such as Burma, Thailand, Mexico, Belize, and Libya.

Seeing the value of each individual's life, and the families that count on them to come home, James wishes to take his experience and share it for the greater good. 

In addition to Health & Safety James is a veteran of the US Army with almost 20 years of service to the U.S. James is also a tactical firearms and driving instructor, combining his safety instructor and tactical experience in developing course curriculum.