Real Life Lessons

from truck drivers injured at work

Real Life Lessons relating to…

Raising/Lowering Trailer Landing Gear

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.
A Tight Squeeze
Seymour injures his shoulder when his trailer shifts.
Location is Everything
Henry is injured when his hand slips from a crank handle and his positioning is poor.
Spinning Landing Gear Handle Leads to a Broken Wrist
Kyle is injured spinning the landing gear handle. Spinning the landing gear handle too fast increases the likelihood the handle could slip out of your control.