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SPECIAL EDITION FOR MOVERS AND STORAGE
The TIRES e-news, is a periodic newsletter brought to you by the health and safety experts of KeepTruckingSafe.org.
Setting up a hazard free job
It never hurts to review your game plan. Take a few minutes to review hazard identifiation and prevention with your team. Ask them what hazards they see and get their ideas for fixing the hazard. This publication includes team carrying strategies. Click here to open. (This document is 752 KB so it'll take a few moments to load.)
Sample hazard assessment form
Use a hazard assessment form to document that hazards found at each job and how they will be abated. You can use this example or develop your own. Click here for hazard assessment form (233KB).
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Training simulation tools
Load shift killed driver
Based on the true story of a driver killed on the job A Washington State truck driver was killed on the job a few years ago. This simulation discusses what happened. Review it with your workers to help prevent similar occurences. Click here for simulation.
Test your tire chaining skills
Two drivers chaining. Can you spot the differences? Click here to try the simulation. Scroll down to try more training simulation tools.
Compare the force of lever and ratchet binders
Compare the body forces needed to use a lever ratchet or binder ratchet to strap a load. Click here to try the simulation.
Test your tarping skills
Explore strategies for safer tarping.
Choose your footwear wisely
Slips, trips and falls cause many injuries in the trucking industry. Test your safety knowledge with the friction simulation tool.
Force simulation tool
Does it really matter if you jump or use 3 points-of-contact when you exit the cab or trailer? Find out with our force-simulator. Use it as a training tool. Click force simulation tool.
Check out the TIRES idea bank for solutions to common trucking issues. Got solutions? This is a work in progress so send us your ideas. Click for TIRES Idea Bank. Click to send us your solutions at info@KeepTruckingSafe.org.
Safety materials en Español
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To learn more about the TIRES initiative, or to find more information about injuries in the trucking industry please visit us at, www.KeepTruckingSafe.org.
The Trucking Injury Reduction Emphasis (TIRES) project was developed by the Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention (SHARP) program of Washington's Department of Labor and Industries.
The Trucking Injury Reduction Emphasis (TIRES) project team and the TIRES steering committee are working with the Washington State trucking industry to identify causes for the most frequent injuries to develop effective strategies for preventing them.
The TIRES steering committee is made up of a diverse group of professionals that includes: drivers, safety people from large and small trucking companies, labor and business associations, insurers and a representative from a publicly funded truck driving school.
Funded in part by a grant from CDC NIOSH 5 U60 OH 008487. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC/NIOSH.
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