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Trucker Safety Program. July 30/2013. City Motel - Fredericton, NB

TRUCKER SAFETY PROGRAM

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Course Rate: Call for pricing

Course Length: 1 day

Min # of Participants: 10 to 25 Maximum

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

In an on-going effort to improve safety for workers and the traveling public on DTI Highway work, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is implementing a new Trucker Safety Program. Effective April 1, 2013, operators of private trucks will be required to complete the following basic safety training in order to haul materials on DTI Highways projects and contracts:

1. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Orientation - 1/2 Day session.

2. Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Training - 1/2 Day session.

3. Work Area Traffic Control Manual (WATCM) Awareness Training- 30 Minutes.

( The WATCM Awareness session is offered as a part of this course, to save participants time from having to also take the online version).

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Operators of private Trucks working on highway projects and contracts will be required to complete this 1 day Safety training program .

NOTE: Operators will be required to have the Trucker Safety Program completed, Driver's License for the type of truck they are operating and it will also be mandatory to perform daily Pre-Trip Inspections.

TRUCKER SAFETY PROGRAM - OUTLINE ( 1 DAY)

OSH ORIENTATION

Definitions

Roles & Responsibilities

Three Basic Rights

Hazard Identification

Who is WorkSafeNB

Personal Protective Equipment

Emergency Response

WHMIS

WHMIS Legislation

Supplier/Workplace Labels

Material Safety Data Sheets

Worker Education

VEHICLE INSPECTION

Inspection & Recording

WATCM AWARENESS

Regulatory Requirements

Principles of Work Traffic Control

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