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Beware of blind spots!

Authors
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Source
Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, 90-24-2008, 2008 Oct; :1
NIOSHTIC No.
20044686
Abstract
Backing up can be deadly. Prevent run-over incidents Drivers. Use a spotter or get out of your truck and do a walk around.. Activate 4-way flasher and sound horn before backing up. Everyone else: Stay away from areas where trucks are backing up. Talk to the driver if you have to perform a task in the area.
Keywords
Injuries; Injury-prevention; Workers; Work-environment; Risk-factors; Training; Education; Trucking; Drivers; 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
20081024
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2009
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-008487
Priority Area
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Source Name
Beware of blind spots!
State
WA
Performing Organization
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
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