General Workplace Safety

  • Driver understands the importance of a clean work environment

  • Driver understands injury reporting

  • Driver understands accident reporting

  • Driver knows where accident and injury information is located at the terminal?

Entering and Exiting Tractor and Trailer

  • Driver understands and properly demonstrates 3 points of contact while entering and exiting tractor and trailer?

Trailer Safety

  • Driver understands chock on dock policy?

  • Driver uses one foot rule when pulling away from dock?

  • Driver understands and demonstrates how to properly use the dock plate?

Liftgate Trailers

  • Driver knows how to use pallet stop on lift gate?

  • Driver uses proper lifting techniques when lifting lift gate deck?

  • Driver secures with safety chain?

  • Driver understands how to use drop bar on trailers equipped with it?

Freight handling

  • Driver demonstrates proper lifting techniques:

  • Keeps back straight?

  • Grips from opposite corners of the freight?

  • Lifts with legs?

  • Keeps load close to body?

  • Does not twist body?

  • Driver understands that he should ask for help with heavy shipments at customer location

  • Driver understands the benefits of pushing vs. pulling freight and equipment?

  • Driver understands freight has to be secured and knows location of straps at terminal?

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