Why Choose Harness?

Harness is a leader in safety training and a major player in labour hire across a diverse range of mid-high risk environments and industries. With over a decade of operation, zero non-conformance issues since our inception as a Registered Training Organisation, we now train over 8,000 personnel each year – consistently supplying our clients with compliant, well-trained and safe employees. Through our rigorous training and passionate instructors, it is our vision to prevent fatalities and injuries, minimise down-time and reduce associated costs to individuals, to families, and to businesses.

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18 December 2020 08:00 am - 04:30 pm BRISBANE 0


Harness offers a one day Load Restraint / Load and Unload course which covers all the skills and knowledge required to load and unload goods and cargo in accordance with relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority regulations/permit requirements. 

It includes loading and unloading goods and cargo, securing and protecting a load and completing all required documentation. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • TLID2004 – Load and unload goods/cargo
  • TLIA1001 – Secure cargo

Learning Methods:

The mode of delivery for this course is face to face in a classroom environment as well as significant practical elements outside of the classroom. 

In the delivery of this course, our trainers focus on providing an individualised adult learning environment that considers the learner’s experience and employment history. 

Theory is presented in a supportive learner centered environment designed to provide functional theoretical knowledge that is directly applicable to real world tasks.

Learning materials provided include the Harness student handbook and participants will be advised in advance of attending the course if there are any materials to be provided by them.

The assessment for this course has been designed to assess the individual to the Australian Qualification Framework, relevant Training Package, Australian and Industry expectations, as well as Commonwealth and State Legislation. 

Course Content

Throughout the Harness course our trainers will cover off the below operations ensuring a comprehensive understanding of both practical and theoretical elements. 

1. Load and unload goods/cargo
  • Load characteristics are identified and taken into account when determining appropriate loading and unloading workplace procedures 
  • Job hazards are identified and required action is taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards 
  • Dangerous or hazardous goods are identified and handled in accordance with the current Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) code and other relevant regulations/permit requirements 
  • Load is packed/unpacked to make safe and effective use of available spaces 
  • Goods/cargo are loaded in accordance with relevant mass and loading regulations and workplace procedures 
  • Lifting aids and appliances are selected and used to aid loading procedures in accordance with workplace procedures and safety legislation 
  • Unloading activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner taking into account suitable locations, stowage, safe use of equipment and balance of remaining load 
  • Goods requiring special handling and/or documentation are identified and workplace procedures are followed 
  • Relocated material is re-stacked appropriate for transport method, safe height, weight loading, size and crushability of goods. 
2. Secure and protect load
  • Load distribution is checked to ensure it is even, legal and within safe working capacity
  • Load is checked to ensure dangerous goods and hazardous substances are appropriately segregated in accordance with current ADG Code 
  • Load is secured using correct load restraint and protection equipment for different loads, carrying and storage conditions 
  • Load is protected in accordance with legal and workplace safety requirements
3. Complete documentation 
  • Load is inspected and checked for security to travel, in accordance with relevant regulations/permit requirements and current ADG code as required
  • All required goods documentation is completed in accordance with workplace requierments including current ADG code, as required

Contact us on  1800 HARNESS ( 61 7 3292 0700) or email admin@harnessenergy.com.au today to find out more!

You can view our terms and conditions and student handbook here before making a decision to train with us.