Using an Impact Hammer/Mechanical Tools

Tools and air powered tools are commonly used by the trucking industry. Such powerful equipment brings with it risks of injury. Steps to safely operating power tools 1.      Personal protective equipment Wear safety glasses to protect your eyes and appropriate grip...

Entering and Exiting the Vehicle

It is easy to get injured entering and exiting a commercial vehicle. This action performed thousands of times over a driver’s career can injure your hands, feet, legs, ankles, shoulders, and back. Should you happen to slip or trip while exiting the vehicle, you are...

Cart & Dolly Use

Carts and dollies can be effective tools to prevent injuries when moving items such as cargo. As with all tools there are precautions that should be taken when using the equipment to ensure that injury is avoided. 1.      Safely load and unload the cart/dolly Always...

Cargo Securement

Load securement is a big part of the trucking industry, the task also has thousands of variables that make simple instructions difficult. Driver education on proper load securement and safety measures plays a large role in cargo securement. This topic is of such high...

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