Class focus – trucking

The following links are provided to promote workforce safety and to assist in locating materials that may aid in the continued development of your health and safety program.

Four common safety hazards for truckers and how to minimize risk
https://www.workplacetesting.com/4-common-safety-hazards-for-truckers-and-how-to-minimize-risk/2/5573

13 safety messages for truck drivers – a road safety guide
https://feelyourtruck.com/safety-messages-for-truck-drivers/

Assessing the need for personal protective equipment (PPE)
https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/training-library_ppe_assessment.pdf

Electrical safety for all workers
https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/20080-electrical-safety-for-all-workers

Ergonomic guidelines for manual material handling
https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2007-131/pdfs/2007-131.pdf

Heat illness prevention
https://www.osha.gov/heat/

Our roads, our safety – safety challenge graphics
https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ourroads/shareable-graphics

Our roads, our safety – tips for truck and bus drivers
https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ourroads/tips-truck-and-bus-drivers

Portable fire extinguishers
https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1910/1910.157

Powered industrial trucks – forklifts
https://www.osha.gov/powered-industrial-trucks

Powered industrial truck operator training for general industry
https://www.osha.gov/training/library/powered-industrial-trucks/general-industry

Preventing cuts and lacerations
https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/18671-preventing-cuts-and-lacerations

Risky driving (includes: drunk, drug-impaired, distracted, and drowsy driving) 
https://www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving

Safety requirements – caltrans
https://dot.ca.gov/programs/traffic-operations/legal-truck-access/safety

Seat belts  
https://www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/seat-belts

Slip, trip, and fall prevention handout
http://ucip.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Slip-Fall-Handout.pdf

Small business safety and health handbook
https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/publications/small-business.pdf

Speeding
https://www.nhtsa.gov/risky-driving/speeding

Stress factors experienced by female commercial drivers in the transportation industry
https://www.elcosh.org/record/document/1226/d000391.pdf

Truck driving ergonomics 101
https://www.work-fit.com/blog/truck-driving-ergonomics-101

Vehicle maintenance
https://www.osha.gov/trucking-industry/vehicle-maintenance

Walking-working surfaces 
https://www.osha.gov/walking-working-surfaces/faq

 

 
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