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Safety Material for the Trucking Industry
January 2019

A kit to fit a Freezing' Season

A Kit to Fit a Freezin' Season

Fog, ice, wind, rain, and snow make winter driving hazardous and slow. But with careful preparation you can keep safe and warm in any situation. To avoid the weather’s frosty grip, pack a survival kit for your trip. Pack a kit with items in the following tips.

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The FMCSA's removal of the Diabetes Exemption for Interstate Truck Drivers

The FMCSA’s Removal of the Diabetes Exemption for Interstate Truck Drivers

A recent rule change from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) now allows truck drivers with properly-controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) to operate an interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) without having to get a Federal exemption. The rule change enables certified medical examiners to begin granting medical cards to truck drivers who provide them an assessment form (MCSA-5870) from their treating healthcare professionals within 45 days. The insulin diabetic driver must have a clear understanding of their disease, and the signs and symptoms to watch for that would impair driving.  The form must show that the driver’s ITDM is under stable, proper control without any disqualifying factors:

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Where is the most hazardous job location?

Where is the most hazardous job location?

If you don't know about issues at your customers or suppliers, then you can't work with them to prevent injuries. Hang this poster where drivers will be reminded to keep you in the loop.

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EDUCATION & TRAINING

How to improve your company's safety climate.  

What is safety climate?

Safety climate is the new catch phrase in occupational safety circles. But what is it? And what does it mean to your company? Find out in this training:

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Landing Gear

This course teaches prevention of common upper extremities due to improperly lowering of a landing gear. See which body position is best to avoid an injury.

  Landing gear

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Transfer trailer safety  

Transfer trailer safety

This course teaches prevention of common traumatic injuries in the paving industry.

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MOST COMMON INJURIES

Slips, Trips, Falls

Strain & Sprains (Musculoskeletal Disorders)

Getting Struck by or Against An Object 

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