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May 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

Transportation Safety covers all types of vehicles, and includes both occupational and non-occupational hazards associated with them. 

With more than 100,000 injuries and over 4,000 fatalities per year, the importance of training commercial drivers on safe practices is huge. With the proper training, lives can be saved and serious injuries can be prevented. This monthly transportation safety calendar will help you implement training sessions with your drivers to ensure their safety and anyone who comes into contact with them.

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May 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

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1

Distracted Driving

What is distracted driving?

 

2

Cell Phone Policy

What do you do if you need to use your cell phone?

3

Trailer Doors

Who’s responsibility is it to close trailer doors?

 

4

Headphones/Ear Buds

Are these allowed? Why?

 

5

Equipment Issues

What should you do if you notice any issues with your equipment?

6

Fatal Risk: Coupling

How do you know you have a good couple?

 

 

7

Dock Lights

What is the dock lock/light procedure?

 

 

 

8

G.O.A.L.

What is GOAL and when do you use it?

 

 

 

9

Pre-Trip Check

Walk us through a pre-trip check.

 

 

 

10

Demonstration

Demonstrate a proper tug test.

 

 

 

11

Pinch Points

What pinch points will you encounter today?

 

 

 

12

Lockout/Tag Out

What do you do if you find your equipment tagged out?

 

13

Incident Reporting

What do you do if you have an incident? Discuss why this is important

 

14

Demonstration

Demonstrate proper 3 points of contact in and out of a tractor.

 

15

QUIZ

 

 

 

 

16

Wet Roads

What can we do in wet/rainy conditions to reduce risk?

 

 

17

Fire Extinguisher Training

ABC use for all types of fires. PASS to use. Primary use is to evacuate.

18

Cone Policy

What is the Cone Policy? When should it be used?

 

 

19

Pinch Points

What pinch points will you encounter today?

 

20

Dock Lights

How does the Dock Light system work? 

 

 

21

PPE

What PPE is required at all Verst/Zenith Sites? (Safety Vest)

 

22

Pre-Trip Check

What is a pre-trip check and what are you looking for?

 

23

Demonstration

Demonstrate a thorough pre-trip inspection

 

 

24

Distracted Driving

Give an example.

 

 

25

Fatal Risk: Trailer Pulls

What policies do we use to prevent trailer pulls?

 

26

Fire Extinguisher Training

ABC use for all types of fires. PASS to use. Primary use is to evacuate.

27

Demonstration

Demonstrate proper pull ticket procedure.

 

 

28

Wet Roads

What can we do in wet/rainy conditions to reduce risk?

 

 

29

Cone Policy

What is the Cone Policy? When should it be used?

 

 

30

Dock Lights

How does the Dock Light system work? 

 

 

31

Fatal Risk: Trailer Pulls

What policies do we use to prevent trailer pulls?

 

 

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