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TIRES (Trucking Injury Reduction Emphasis) Idea Bank - Search for Ideas:

 

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SHARP staff have reviewed the ideas listed on the Ideas Bank page to make sure they are consistent with the general practice of risk reduction. Ideas are included at the sole discretion of the TIRES project. TIRES does not endorse any commercial product found on this site or guarantee that the ideas on this site will eliminate hazards identified in the transportation industry. Employers and employees should work together to make certain the ideas they implement in their workplace meet the applicable requirements.

SHARP Program | Department of Labor & Industries | PO Box 44330 | Olympia, Washington 98504-4330

Phone: 1-888-667-4277 | Contact web developer at TIRES@Lni.wa.gov

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SectorProblemDescriptionOnline Resource
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Food and Beverage ServiceHand Truck on InclineAddition of brake on hand truck increases control on walk boardswww.globalindustrial.com
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Food and Beverage ServiceHand Truck on InclineAddition of brake on hand truck increases control on walk boardswww.handtrucksrus.com
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Food and Beverage ServiceHand Truck UseNegotiating curbswww.moversupply.com
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Food and Beverage ServiceSlip Trip or FallInstall a system to store hand truckwww.handtrucksystems.com
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General FreightFall While Tarping LoadMobile Overhead Boom Anchorwww.millerfallprotection.com
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General FreightTandem Axle SlidingReduce back bending; Reduce frequency of cab entry/exit.www.dieselboss.com
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General FreightTandem Axle SlidingStrain or sprain from bending/crouching to view mechanismwww.trailerslidestop.com
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General FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.class8truckparts.com/Grote Courtesy Lamp 60571
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General FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.class8truckparts.com/Grote Courtesy Lamp G6151
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General FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.raneystruckparts.com
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General FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.parts.cat.com
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General FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.class8truckparts.com/Volvo
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General FreightHand Truck on InclineAddition of brake on hand truck increases control on walk boardswww.globalindustrial.com
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General FreightHand Truck on InclineAddition of brake on hand truck increases control on walk boardswww.handtrucksrus.com
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General FreightCoordinate With Co-workerWeb Site Partner/team moves, where miscommunication can cause an injurywww.hse.gov.uk
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General FreightCoordinate With Co-workerGuide in PDF Format for Partner/team moves, where miscommunication can cause an injurywww.hse.gov.uk
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General FreightNo Loading Dock availableEquip a portion of your fleet with liftgateswww.liftgate.com
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General FreightRaise and Lower Landing GearReduce back and shoulder injury with ratchet type of handle crankwww.cmworks.com
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General FreightSlip Trip or FallInstall a system to store hand truckwww.handtrucksystems.com
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Less than Truck LoadRaise or Lower Landing GearMechanized method reduces forceful exertionswww.hydraulicfifthwheels.com
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Less than Truck LoadRaise and Lower Landing GearReduce back and shoulder injury with ratchet type of handle crankwww.cmworks.com
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Less than Truck LoadFreight MovementStackable, fits on dolly for easy moving; business/corporate moveswww.e-crate.newhaven-usa.com
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Less than Truck LoadHand Truck UseNegotiating curbswww.moversupply.com
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Moving and StorageCarry Household GoodsReduce back bendingwww.gripsystem.com
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Moving and StorageCarry Household GoodsAllows movement of appliance across flat surface, no need to pick it upwww.airsled.co
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Moving and StorageCarry Household GoodsStackable, fits on dolly for easy moving; business/corporate moveswww.e-crate.newhaven-usa.com
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Moving and StorageHand Truck UseControl of loaded hand truck on walk boardwww.globalindustrial.com
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Moving and StorageCoordinate With Co-workerWeb Site Partner/team moves, where miscommunication can cause an injurywww.hse.gov.uk/msd/mac
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Moving and StorageCoordinate With Co-workerGuide In PDF Format for Partner/team moves, where miscommunication can cause an injurywww.hse.gov.uk/pubns
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Moving and StorageNegotiating curbsControl of loaded hand truck when trying to go over a curb can cause an injurywww.moversupply.com
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Specialized FreightSlip Trip or FallMobile Overhead Boom Anchorwww.webriggingsupply.com
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Specialized FreightFall While Securing LoadLighting for steps when door is openedwww.millerfallprotection.com
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Specialized FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.class8truckparts.com/Grote Courtesy Lamp 60571
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Specialized FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.class8truckparts.com/Grote Courtesy Lamp G6151
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Specialized FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.class8truckparts.com/Volvo
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Specialized FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.raneystruckparts.com/interior-lighting
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Specialized FreightNo Truck Step LightsLighting for steps when door is openedwww.parts.cat.com/interior-lights
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Specialized FreightRaise and Lower Landing GearReduce back and shoulder injury with ratchet type of handle crankwww.cmworks.com
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Specialized FreightStrappingRatchet system for tightening straps. Easier and quicker method.www.quickwinch.com
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Specialized FreightSecure LoadRatchet system for tightening straps. Easier and quicker method.www.quickwinch.com
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Waste HaulingStrain or SprainFood waste at grocery or institutional level is transformed to light weight organic compound. Less weight equals less stress on body.www.superiorequipco.com
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Waste HaulingStrain or SprainManage waste at point of generationwww.wastecare.com
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Waste HaulingManually dumping totesRetrofit truck with semi-automated tote lifterwww.toter.com
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Waste DisposalMove Solid WasteReduce Back Bendingwww.switchngo.com

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