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

13 safety messages for truck drivers – a road safety guide

Assessing the need for personal protective equipment (PPE)

Electrical safety for all workers

Ergonomic guidelines for manual material handling

Heat illness prevention

Our roads, our safety – safety challenge graphics

Our roads, our safety – tips for truck and bus drivers

Portable fire extinguishers

Powered industrial trucks – forklifts

Powered industrial truck operator training for general industry

Preventing cuts and lacerations

Risky driving (includes: drunk, drug-impaired, distracted, and drowsy driving)

Safety requirements – caltrans

Seat belts

Slip, trip, and fall prevention handout

Small business safety and health handbook


Stress factors experienced by female commercial drivers in the transportation industry

Truck driving ergonomics 101

Vehicle maintenance

Walking-working surfaces



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