Load Restraint Documentation

Load Restraint Guidelines

Load Restraint Guidelines (LRGs) provide guidance for the safe transportation of British Steel products, and are engineered and tested to EN 12195-1 standards.

Load Restraint Guidelines Issue Driver Sheet
LRG-0002 Non-bundled sections using chains 2  
LRG-0003 Non-bundled sections using webbing 2  
LRG-0006 Square billets & blooms 1  
LRG-0014 Multi-product loads 1  
LRG-0016 Bundled sections using chains 1  
LRG-0017 Bundled sections using webbing straps 1  
LRG-0020 Rail 1  
LRG-0027 Crane rail 1  
LRG-0028 Bundled billets 1  
LRG-0029 Bullhead rail 1  
LRG-0033 Slab 1  
LRG-0034 Blooms 3  
LRG-0035 Grouser bars 1  
LRG-0036 Billets & blooms using chains 1  
LRG-0039 Scrap rail 1  
LRG-0042 Bulb flats 1  

LRG-0101 Wire rod in coil (Issue 1) 2023


Flatbed Loads

Curtainsider Loads

Intermodal Loads

Technical Advice Documents

Technical Advice Documents (TADs) are either site-specific, product-specific, equipment-specific or route-specific – and must not be used outside their intended use.

Technical Advice Documents Issue
TAD-0021 Winter weather guidance - Non banded sections 1
TAD-0044 Sections loaded to headboards 1
TAD-0045 Base timber retrieval 1
TAD-0117 FN Steel billets 1
TAD-0127 Steel railway sleepers 1
TAD-0128 Italy slab loads 1
TAD-0129 AV Dawson port movements (sections) 1
TAD-0130 Narrow slab 1

Technical Information Sheets

Technical Information Sheets (TISs) show the minimum standard of equipment to be used on British Steel sites for any load restraint activity.

Technical Information Sheets Issue
TIS-0001 Belly-wrapping 2
TIS-0002 Timber dunnage 2
TIS-0003 Webbing straps & tensioners 1
TIS-0004 Chains and tensioners 4
TIS-0005 Edge protection 1
TIS-0006 Well boards for well trailers 1
TIS-0007 Controlling vertical gaps in loads 2
TIS-0008 Anti-slip matting 1
TIS-0009 Lashing points 1
TIS-0010 Trailer headboards 1
TIS-0011 Side pins and deck stanchions 1
TIS-0012 Axle loads and weight distribution 1
TIS-0013 Incident checklist 1



We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We'd also like to set analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept.

For more detailed information about the cookies we use, see our Cookies page.


Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.


Google Analytics cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it in a way that does not directly identify anyone. Read more on our Cookies page.


AddThis cookies help us improve our news pages by collecting and reporting information on how you use them in a way that does not directly identify anyone. Read more on our Cookies page.