October 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

September 29, 2019



Let's face it, drivers are the most important asset when it comes to logistics, and the well-being of your company's drivers will determine your profitability. The purpose of this calendar is to assist fleet managers in educating drivers about how to maintain safe behaviors both on and off the road. The other purpose of the transportation safety calendar is to avoid involvement in motor vehicle crashes while performing work or non-work related activities.

2019 (10) October Transportation Safety Calendar ImageThe calendar is designed to provide daily safety moments to use when conducting driver safety meetings, and contains a content calendar so that fleet managers can address safe driving techniques, best practices to follow and, additional safety tips for drivers when they are not driving. By using this transportation safety calendar, you will find that this document will help you conduct your safety meetings in the most effectively manner possible.

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October 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

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Distracted Driving:

What are 2 things that can distract you while driving?

Dock Doors:

When is it okay to communicate through a dock door?

HR Topic -Communication:

Ask an employee to explain how body language can affect how others react to what you say?

SMITH:

Give an example of how you use 2 of the keys.

Altering Equipment:

Stress importance of not altering equipment and hazards when operating altered equipment. Will not be tolerated.

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Intersection Safety:

What do you do at every intersection to reduce risk?

Cuts - Hands:

Ask and have a demonstration about how hands can be cut at your facility.

Emergency Evacuations: 

Ask does everyone know where the muster locations are?

 

Use Safety Test

Swing Doors:

When should swing doors be closed? Why?

Question:

What must people always wear while in the yard? What about when it is dark?

HR Topic - Communication: 

Ask an employee for an example of a distraction when people are talking and how to avoid being distracted.

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SDS Sheets:

Give location of them and show one at the meeting. Show pictograms.

Three Points of Contact:

When should you use 3 points of contact?

Workplace Violence:

Discuss Run-Hide-Fight

Call Risk if you need info.

HR Topic -Communication:

Ask 2 employees for ways to make sure directions are understood.

Pedestrians:

Who has the right away?

(Look for eye contact)

Cell Phone Policy:

What is the cell phone policy? What is the law?

Distracted Driving:

What are 2 things that can distract you while driving?

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SMITH:

What are the 5 keys to the SMITH system?

Horns:

When do we sound our horns?

Intersections:

Name 3 things that must be done when approaching an intersection?

High Visibility:

Stress the importance of outside walkways and high visibility vests.

Blood-Borne Pathogen:

Who can clean up spilled blood? Why? Talk about cuts to the hand.

HR Topic -Communication:

Let your employees know you appreciate them today.

Reporting Incidents:

When do we report incidents? Why?

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Pre-Trip Inspection:

What are we looking for?

Dolly Legs:

How far down do you dolly the trailer legs before dropping?

HR Topic -Communication:

Talk about the importance of asking questions to clarify directions.

Three Points of Contact:

Please show and stress 3 points MUST be used.

 

 

 

 

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