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Saskatchewan Trucking Association

Saskatchewan Trucking Association

STA & Industry News

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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Trailer Hook-Up Safety

This May, the STA is focusing on safety during trailer hook-ups and uncoupling. People in the trucking industry can commonly get injured while hooking up a trailer. These injuries can range from hand, foot and finger injury to facial injuries, to injury to those in...

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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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