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(Trucking Injury Reduction Emphasis)


The TIRES research team is working with industry leaders, safety and health professionals, employers, drivers, warehouse and dock workers, and many others to develop educational materials that identify hazards and provide low-cost, simple solutions to prevent injuries in the trucking industry. Learn more about TIRES.


The 2017 Truck Driving Championships Winners

Congrats to the Grand Champion winner Mike Mygatt! We want to thank everyone that came out to show their support and all the drivers who participated in this event. These drivers have many years of experience and are some of the best in the industry..

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Get a grip - don't slip

A 36-year-old, local flatbed driver suffered a broken ankle when he lost hold of a grab handle and slipped down the steps from his tractor’s catwalk.


The incident occurred as the driver prepared to haul a load of heavy construction equipment.

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Truck Driver Crushed When Unsecured Conveyor Belt Tables Fell Off Trailer.

The 45-year-old truck driver had worked for the multi-state potato harvesting and transport company for about four months. He had received training on how to load and tie town this kind of equipment when he was hired.


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Education and Training Resources


2016 Workplace Fatalities Report

12 truck drivers died on the job in 2016 – that’s more than any other occupation in Washington. This information and more can be found in the annual report recently published by SHARP’s Washington Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (WA FACE) program.


These Boots Were Made for Walkin'



This tanker driver had climbed the ladder to watch the level on the first tank in preparation to switch to the second tank. He climbed down the ladder using 3 points-of-contact, but he was rushing to get it done.

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