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Don't fall for it.

Authors
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Source
Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, 90-5a-2007, 2007 Apr; :1
NIOSHTIC No.
20044564
Abstract
Don't Fall for It Not paying attention to the details will make even a simple job hazardous. Falls from same level account for 8% of all trucking injuries. Prevent falls while securing a load. Inspect and replace worn straps and chains. Inspect and replace bent cargo bars, worn pad ends or damaged locking mechanisms. Upgrade to ratchet winch tie downs to reduce the hazards from using a winch bar. Maintain solid footing and a stable body position.
Keywords
Injuries; Injury-prevention; Workers; Work-environment; Humans; Men; Women; Exposure-levels; Risk-factors; Training; Education; Trucking; Drivers; Personal-protection; Safety-practices; Safety-measures; Safety-education; Hazards; Safety-measures; Safety-practices
Contact
SHARP Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, PO Box 44330, Olympia, WA 98504-4330
Publication Date
20070411
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2007
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-008487
Source Name
Don't fall for it.
State
WA
Performing Organization
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
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