Most truckers know basic safety tips, like buckling up and taking frequent rest breaks. But, you may not know about some of the ones that will save your life or keep you from developing chronic health problems. Here are some important tips to stay safe and healthy when you’re out there on the road.
Don’t Drive While Distracted
Don’t whip out the phone to send a quick text message to your sweetie pie. Don’t get involved with charting and record keeping while you’re driving (even though Read more [...]Continue Reading
A major part of running your own business is collaborating with other companies and clients. Sometimes dealing with other people necessitates a visit to their business premises. Unfortunately, there is always a risk when you visit somewhere that you're unfamiliar with. While all the employees will have received safety and health training, you aren't aware of the hazards present. You could end up suffering an accident or injury while visiting someone else at their premises, through no fault of your Read more [...]Continue Reading
When it comes to workplace health and safety, taking a proactive approach is essential. Unfortunately, far too many employers and managers wait until it’s too late before they respond to a risk - only after an accident or injury has occurred do they consider making changes. This approach can have a very damaging effect on businesses. Indeed, according to a study by Labour Force, around 23.5 million UK working days in 2013/2014 were lost due to work-related illness and 4.7 million days due to workplace Read more [...]Continue Reading