ASTM International - ASTM D5728-00(2006)

Standard Practices for Securement of Cargo in Intermodal and Unimodal Surface Transport

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2006
Status: historical
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Other standards related to freight distribution of goods): 55.180.99
significance And Use:

Numerous sources provide detailed information as to the loading, blocking, bracing, and unloading of specific types of cargo in unimodal and intermodal transport. Some of these sources are... View More

scope:

1.1 These practices are intended to serve as a guide to shippers, carriers, and consignees for load planning, loading, blocking, and bracing of intermodal and unimodal cargo in surface transport. The practices are referenced to a bibliography of information concerning the above. Hazardous materials, bulk cargo, non-containerized break bulk in ocean carriage, and transport of cargo by air are not included in these practices at this time.

1.2 These practices shall apply to cargo in surface transport on flat bed, open top, box car, truck van and intermodal containers.

1.3 The practices are intended to form a framework for the safe and effective loading and unloading of cargo in intermodal and unimodal surface transport. They are not intended to provide comprehensive detail relating to specific types of cargo, but will reference to source materials wherein such detail may be found.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

May 15, 2012
Standard Practices for Securement of Cargo in Intermodal and Unimodal Surface Transport
1.1 These practices are intended to serve as a guide to shippers, carriers, and consignees for load planning, loading, blocking, and bracing of intermodal and unimodal cargo in surface transport. The...
ASTM D5728-00(2006)
April 1, 2006
Standard Practices for Securement of Cargo in Intermodal and Unimodal Surface Transport
1.1 These practices are intended to serve as a guide to shippers, carriers, and consignees for load planning, loading, blocking, and bracing of intermodal and unimodal cargo in surface transport. The...
October 10, 2000
Standard Practices for Securement of Cargo in Intermodal and Unimodal Surface Transport
1.1 These practices are intended to serve as a guide to shippers, carriers, and consignees for load planning, loading, blocking, and bracing of intermodal and unimodal cargo in surface transport. The...
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