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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, 90-01a-2007, 2011 Jun; :1
NIOSHTIC No.
20044689
Abstract
Hundreds of Washington state trucking industry workers are seriously injured every year from a slip, trip, or fall. these injuries don't just happen. Preventing falls from loading docks: 1. Practice good housekeeping. 2. Look for marked floor transition at dock edges. 3. Replace barriers at dock openings after handling freight. 4. Use stairs or ladder to access dock level. 5. Identify hazards, eliminate them. Identify it, deal with it.
Keywords
Injuries; Injury-prevention; Workers; Work-environment; Risk-factors; Training; Education; Trucking; Drivers; Safety-practices; Safety-measures; Safety-education; Hazards; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Fall-protection; Hazards
Contact
SHARP Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, PO Box 44330, Olympia, WA 98504-4330
Publication Date
20110630
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2011
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
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division