Early detection and prompt correction of mechanical deficiencies can enable carriers to operate more efficiently and profitably. This can be achieved through the maintenance of a good CVOR rating as well as the reduction of major repair costs, downtime and fines. This interactive workshop addresses the requirement for and content of a proper pre-trip inspection (circle check), in the context of regulatory compliance and safety.
- National Safety Code Standard 13 and its application in Ontario
- Excerpts from the Highway Traffic Act
- Excerpts from Ontario Regulations pertaining to equipment
- Inspection Standards
- CVSA Out-of-Service Criteria
- Enforcement Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:
- Understand the purpose of trip inspections;
- Identify the critical operating and regulatory compliance issues as delineated in the National Safety Code’s Standard 13;
- Identify and apply trip inspection procedures in accordance with applicable standards and regulations.
Format: Classroom: Formal presentations & exercises and discussion.
Resources: Supplied: Participant’s manual.
Evaluation: Full attendance, participation of knowledge and practical.
Certification: Certificate of Completion.
Prerequisites: For private owners and users of light vehicles and trailers, an understanding of commercial vehicle components is helpful.
Who should attend: Drivers, Shipping/Loading personnel and Safety/ Training management
Duration: 1 day.
Course Dates: 2021: April 16; Sept 24