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Top Load Securement Violations

Failure to prevent shifting/loss of load Failure to secure truck equipment (tarps, dunnage, doors, tailgates, spare tires, etc.) Damaged tie-downs (unacceptable wear on chain or cuts and tears on web straps) Insufficient tie-downs Loose tie-downs


Driving near farm equipment:

Be patient; they’ll get out of your way asap Yield to wide vehicles Don’t assume the farmer knows you’re there Recognize the slow-moving vehicle emblem Get more information


JHSC Committees

A company with 20 or more workers must have a JOHSC A minimum of 4 members is required All new members must receive 8 hours of training Committees must meet at least once per month Get more information


When practicing 3 Point Contact

Wear footwear with good ankle support Be careful not to let your clothing catch on the vehicle Enter and exit the vehicle using manufacturer’s provided grab points Focus on what you’re doing Additional material available


Avoiding wildlife collisions

Look for posted signs warning of wildlife in area Watch out – animals prefer to move at dawn and dusk Trees near roadsides encourage crossing Slow down and drive to conditions Get More Information