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Tools to reduce injuries from Slips, Trips and Falls

Taking the time to reduce injuries from slips, trips or falls is an important investment.

 

Simple steps such as keeping the yard clean, maintaining good lighting or donning appropriate footware can be all it takes to prevent a serious injury.

 

Below are safety materials you can use to enhance your training program.

 

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

Don't fall for it!

 

Inspect your PPE

Inspect your boots... (poster printable on letter size or 11x17 paper)

These boots were made for walkin' ...

 

 

 

Severe weather

Tips for successful chaining ...

Want to be a pro? Wear the footwear of the pros!...

Don't let your footwear get you down ...

 

 

 

Pre-trip inspection

Look twice...

Making the connection...

 

 

 

Cab/trailer ingress/egress

Riding the door...

Fatal fall...

What tool do you use for climbing? ...poster can be printed on letter or 11x17 paper

Look before you leap!...

Use three-points of contact when entering/exiting cab - poster ... | en Español

 

 

 

Loading dock

Delivery truck driver fatally injured in fall - true story...

Preventing falls from loading docks - Poster can be printed on letter or 11x17 paper

 

 

 

Tarping

Tarping-related fall injuries to drivers - true story...

Tarp smart - Poster can be printed on letter or 11x17 paper

 

 

 

Loading/unloading

What will it cost you? ....

Load-related fall injuries to drivers - true story....

Load-related fall injuries to drivers - Poster can be printed on letter or 11x17 paper

 

 

 

Load securement

Now you see it! Now you don't! - Poster can be printed on letter or 11x17 paper

Prevent falls while strapping -  Poster can be printed on letter or 11x17 paper  |  en Español

Be a pro - tips for load securement - poster

 

 

 

Hazard awareness

A safe driver is part detective ....Can print on letter or 11x17 paper

Force & Ladders Don't Mix - true story

Terminal, yard, and customers site slip, trip and fall injuries to drivers - true story   | en Español

Your safety gear - poster

 

Check out Napo in No Laughing Matter, produced by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work.

From Safety Driven, Trucking Safety Council of BC: Report on Falls from Non-Moving Vehicles, 2012.

 

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