Industrial Safety Career Series: Truck Driver Safety

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Careers in safety are challenging and rewarding. The primary focus of safety practice is to prevent incidents and accidents that may lead to injuries, damage to property and equipment, or harm to the environment. Truck drivers are responsible for delivering goods ranging from building supplies to electronics all across the country. Drivers are responsible for the care of their trucks and keeping other drivers on the roads safe. Once on the road, it is important for truck drivers to be attentive and alert at all times. Truck drivers face a wide variety of unique driving and safety obstacles when on the road. Truck Driver Safety, from TMW Media‰۪s Industrial Safety Series, is designed to teach safe truck driving practices. Shot on location with actual driver demonstrations, this program clearly outlines everyday delivery and driving situations and how to appropriately handle them. Related Careers: The truck driving industry is a rapidly growing field. The need for goods shipped across the nation keeps growing. There are many opportunities for employment within the truck driving industry which include, drivers, owner operators, mechanics, recruiters & safety training instructors. Subjects Covered Include: Store-door deliveries * Preparing for the road * Safe driving techniques (cornering and backing up) * Lifting techniques * Loading & unloading * Potential driving hazards * Slips, trips and falls * General safety requirements