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Saskatchewan Trucking Association

Saskatchewan Trucking Association

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WE are TRUCKING

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association is pleased to announce the launch of an industry image campaign: We Are Trucking. Canada could experience a shortage of 25,000 to 33,000 for-hire truck drivers by 2020. This shortage could have a huge impact on the Canadian supply...

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STA AGM Gala Awards Banquet 2019 Recap

This past Friday, OCtober 25th, 2019, was the STA AGM Gala Awards Banquet presented by SGI Canada. It was a full day, packed with panels, meetings, presentations, and then the Gala Awards Banquet in the evening. The morning began with breakfast, a chance for Members...

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Air Brake Hookup

Potential injuries while hooking up air brake systems include slips, trips, falls, hand injury and other bodily injury from air brake lines becoming unhooked or run over. The glad hand could slip due to a poor connection and injury face, arms, hands or chest areas....

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Changing Tires

Due to safety concerns, many companies now send a service to a driver when a tire needs to be changed roadside. While this is a developing safety trend, drivers may often find themselves in situations where they must change a tire on their truck or trailer. More often...

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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...

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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...

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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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The Saskatchewan Trucking Association is the leader and voice for truck transport in the province of Saskatchewan.  As proactive trusted advisors, the STA is a knowledgeable membership association that represents the collective interests of the truck transport industry through authentic advocacy and education.

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