INJURY PREVENTION FOR DRIVERS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
Professional truck drivers have more injuries that keep them off the job than workers in any other industry. Many of those injuries are caused by issues not related to driving a vehicle. In fact most injuries are caused by unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, errors in judgment, or environmental dangers. Sprains, strains, improper lifting, improper position, slips, trips, and falls can all lead to injury.
This course is designed to provide drivers with information that can help them prevent injury while on and off the road. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize common activities that put them at risk for injury and how to protect themselves so they can stay on the job.
INJURY PREVENTION FOR DRIVERS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- Mounting and Dismounting
- Three Points of Contact
- Speed and Alertness
- Loading and Unloading
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Points of Injury
- Cargo Doors
- Environmental Risks
- Hot Weather
- Cold Weather
- On-the-Road Stops
INJURY PREVENTION FOR DRIVERS ONLINE COURSE DURATION:
Approximately 45 minutes
INJURY PREVENTION FOR DRIVERS TESTING:
Testing conducted in this online Injury Prevention for Drivers course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
INJURY PREVENTION FOR DRIVERS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.