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Loading and Securing Paper Rolls with Eyes Vertical

Requirements for preventing paper rolls from tipping

Situation #1:
  • Paper roll is not prevented from tipping by the vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 2 times its diameter.
Solution #1:
  • Either band the roll to other rolls.
  • Or brace it.
  • Or use tie-downs.
Situation #2:
  • The forwardmost roll(s) in a group of paper rolls is not prevented from tipping or falling forward by vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 1.75 times its diameter.
Solution #2:
  • Either band the roll to other rolls.
  • Or brace it.
  • Or use tie-downs.
Situation #3:
  • A paper roll or the forwardmost roll(s) in a group of paper rolls is not prevented from tipping or falling forward by vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 1.25 times its diameter.
  • Blocking is used to prevent forward movement.
Solution #3:
  • Either band the roll to other rolls.
  • Or brace it.
  • Or use tie-downs.
Situation #4
  • A paper roll or the forwardmost roll(s) in a group of paper rolls is not prevented from tipping or falling forward by vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 1.25 times and less than 1.76 times its diameter.
  • Only friction mats are used for forward securement.
Solution #4:

The friction mat alone is adequate. The friction mat allows the roll to slide on the floor without tripping the roll.

Banding

If paper rolls are banded together:
  • Place rolls tightly against each other to form a stable group.
  • Apply bands tightly.
  • Secure bands with tape, hangers, or other means so that the bands cannot fall off the rolls or slide down to the deck.

Multiple-Choice Questions:

Question #733 (1 of 3)

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When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:

  • Apply bands loosely.
  • All of these are necessary.
  • Secure bands with tape, hangers, or other means.
  • Spread rolls apart from each other.

Banding

If paper rolls are banded together:
  • Place rolls tightly against each other to form a stable group.
  • Apply bands tightly.
  • Secure bands with tape, hangers, or other means so that the bands cannot fall off the rolls or slide down to the deck.
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Question #734 (2 of 3)

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What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?

  • Friction mats alone.
  • Tiedowns.
  • Banding them together.
  • All of these are required.
Situation #4
  • A paper roll or the forwardmost roll(s) in a group of paper rolls is not prevented from tipping or falling forward by vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 1.25 times and less than 1.76 times its diameter.
  • Only friction mats are used for forward securement.
Solution #4:

The friction mat alone is adequate. The friction mat allows the roll to slide on the floor without tripping the roll.

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Question #732 (3 of 3)

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When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?

  • Use rear doors to brace it.
  • Band the roll to other rolls.
  • Use tiedowns.
  • Brace it.
Situation #1:
  • Paper roll is not prevented from tipping by the vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 2 times its diameter.
Solution #1:
  • Either band the roll to other rolls.
  • Or brace it.
  • Or use tiedowns.
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