Professional truck drivers have more injuries that keep them off the job than workers in any other industry. Many of those injuries are caused by issues not related to driving a vehicle. In fact most injuries are caused by unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, errors in judgment, or environmental dangers. Sprains, strains, improper lifting, improper position, slips, trips, and falls can all lead to injury.
This course is designed to provide drivers with information that can help them prevent injury while on and off the road. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize common activities that put them at risk for injury and how to protect themselves so they can stay on the job.