Real Life Lessons

from truck drivers injured at work

Real Life Lessons relating to…

Opening/Closing Trailer Doors

Ice – The Enemy of the Truck Driver
Mary Ann shatters her elbow when she slips on ice. This video discusses how accidents like this can be avoided.
Every Which Way but Loose
Mack tears his trap muscle lifting the hood of his truck.
If It Hurts, Say So
Rudy had an admirable 15-year record of being injury free until he failed to report a nagging pain in his shoulder.
Driver Loses Tooth Opening Trailer Door
Randy opens a trailer door in a gust of wind and loses a tooth.
Hazmat Shoeboxes
Harry is injured when his shifted load falls on him. Always check the security of your load prior to departure.
Maybe it Really is a Good Idea
Billy and Michelle both suffer a hernia when they don’t Loosen up and prepare their muscles for work.
Slow and Steady
Jacob and Salvatore both receive injuries when their haste to complete a task cause them to act unsafely.
The Simple Things
Keith is knocked unconscious when he fails to secure his trailer door. Remember that the simple routines in your daily activity should still be handled with care.
Twelve O’Clock High
Virgil sustains a concussion from falling ice while opening his trailer doors. Always check your blind spots, especially twelve o’clock high, prior to opening trailer doors.