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August 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

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

2019 August Transportation Safety Calendar

With more than 100,000 injuries and over 4,000 fatalities per year, the impo

rtance 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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August 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

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Roll Away: Discuss the importance of remembering to set brake to prevent roll away.

Swing Door:

When should you close the swing doors of your trailer?

PPE:

When should you be wearing your safety vest?

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Dock Doors:

Have meeting at the dock and discuss door hazards include never talk through door to warehouse associates etc.

Hydration:

What’s the formula to stay hydrated on a warm day?

Question:

What is the cell phone policy?

Distracted Driving:

What could be a cause for distraction?
(Radio, Cell Phone, Talking out window))

Dock Lock Policy:

When is it okay to pull on red?

Question:

Why do we do a pre-trip inspection?

Fatal Risks:

Ask what are the three fatal risks?

(Working on Heights, Trailer Pulls, LOTO) 

Discuss the last one that you heard about or occurred.

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Dropped Trailer:

What steps do we take to prevent a dropped trailer? 

Outside Walkways/Vests:

What hazards are outside and what must be done to reduce risks?

MAKE SURE THEY SEE YOU!!!

Hydration:

What are 3 signs of heat stress? How is heat stress best treated?

 

Quiz

 

Safety Cones:

When is it OKAY for a driver to move a cone that is in front of a trailer or their tractor?

NEVER

Demonstration:

Three points of contact getting in and out of cab.

Three Points of Contact:

Name 2 was you can use 3 points incorrectly.

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Hydration:

Select an associate and have them explain when and how they properly hydrate before starting work.

Drink ½ body weight in oz    

Three Points of Contact:

Discuss the importance of always using three points of contact

Speed Limit:

What is the speed limit in the yard?

Yard Traffic:

When is it okay to pass by a driver who is in the process of backing?

Heat Stress:

What are signs of heat stress? What do we do to prevent heat stress? (STAY HYDRATED!)

Dock Doors:

Have meeting at the dock and discuss door hazards include never talk through door to warehouse associates, etc.

Demonstration:

Three points of contact getting in and out of cab.

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Eye Contact: 

Seek eye contact from other drivers, pedestrians on foot, and anyone else you cross paths with.

Pinch Points:

What pinch points do you face in your day to day?

Question:

What is GOAL?

Coupling:

How do you know you have a good hook?

Reporting:

Why is it important to report a hazard ASAP?  Why is it important to report an incident/accident immediately?

Fatal Risks:

Ask what are the three fatal risks?

(Working on Heights, Trailer Pulls, LOTO) 

Discuss the last one that you heard about or occurred.

Trailer Hazards: 

How do we prevent trailer pulls?

 

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