How Can I Help Avoid Slips, Trips, & Falls
Crashes cost motor carriers money! Whether it is in bent up metal, lost cargo, or an injured employee, the costs add up. But did you know slips, trips, and falls may be the industry’s most overlooked and underappreciated threat to drivers’ health and well-being? In fact, an article in trucknews.com points out that almost 80 percent of trucker fall injuries occur close to the cab and not the trailer, box, catwalk, etc., and more than half occur when dismounting.