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Peer reviewed journals

Work related injuries in Washington State's Trucking Industry, by industry sector and occupation. Smith C. Williams J. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 2014. Click here for the complete article.

 

Assessment of perceived injury risks and priorities among truck drivers and trucking companies in Washington State Spielholz, P. et. al. Journal of Safety Research, 2008. Click here for the complete article.

 


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Revive your safety training with the interactive tools below

Prevent falls from ladders
Based on the true story of a driver painfully injured from rushing down a ladder.

Fall from ladder



Fatal crush
Use this true story to prevent similar incidents

Crush Prevention



Chaining up
Find the safety gear that the driver is using!

Chain up



Lever vs. Ratchet
Is there really a good reason to switch from a tool that has gotten the job done for years?

Load binders



Tarping
Lifting heavy items can cause injuries to your back and shoulders over time. The driver demonstrates the pros and cons of getting the tarp on the flatbed.

Tarping



Prevent slips
Slips, trips and falls cause many injuries in trucking. Changes in footwear, tasks and environment matter. Test your knowledge by clicking the slip simulation below.

Friction simulation



Jump Force
Know the forces involved in exiting your truck cab or trailer. Try our force simulator: Click here to access..

exit game





Partner news

TIRES: Helping to Reduce Work Related Injuries in the Commercial Trucking Industries Published in Northwest Transporter, Vol 16, Issue 1, Winter 2013.


Don't Jump! Published in Transport Topics Online, November 2011.


Risk - Part of the Job? (85 KB) Published in The Route, September 2010.


Even on Foot, Trucking is Risky Business Published in Transport Topics Online, June 2009.


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