September 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

August 30, 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.

September 2019 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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September 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

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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:

Show the three points of contact getting in and out of cab.

Swing Doors:

When should you close the swing doors of your trailer?

Yard Traffic:

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

Speed Limit:

What is the speed limit in the yard?

Seat Belts:

Why do we wear seat belts?

Question:

What is the cell phone policy?

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Question:

What is goal? When is it used?

G.O.A.L. = Get Out And Look

Trailer Hazards:

How do we prevent trailer pulls? 

PPE:

When should you be wearing your safety vest?

Smith System:

Give one of the 5 keys?

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

Question:

Why do we do a pre-trip inspection?

Fatal Risks:

What are the 3 fatal risks of transportation?

(Coupling, Reckless Operation / Distracted Driving, and Trailer Pulls)

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Tug Test: 

How do you properly perform a tug test?

Question:

Give an example of how you will use the SMITH system today.

Dock Lock Policy:

When is it okay to pull on red?

 

Use Quiz

Dropped Trailer:

What steps do we take to prevent a dropped trailer?

Reporting:

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

Roll Away:

Discuss the importance of remembering to set brake to prevent roll aways.

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Outside Walkways / Vests:

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

Make sure they see you!

Safety Cones:

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

Three Points of Contact

Name two ways you can use 3 points of contact incorrectly.

Roll Away:

Discuss the importance of remembering to set brake to prevent roll aways.

Dock Doors:

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

Coupling:

How do you know you have a good hook?    

Heat Stress:

What are signs of heat stress? What do we do to prevent heat stress?

STAY HYDRATED!

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Dock Lock Policy:

When is it okay to pull on red?

Smith System:

What is “aim high” in steering?

         

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