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Working with No Fall Protection

by User Not Found | Mar 24, 2017

03.23.17_SafetyClimbing on and off trucks, trailers, and other equipment with no railing or other fall protection poses a significant risk to safety. While injuries do not occur often, the consequences can be severe. Please use the following steps when climbing on and off equipment with no fall protection: 

  • Use three points of contact. 
  • When climbing on a truck or trailer, turn the engine off, put the key in your pocket, and set the parking brake(s). 
  • Ensure that the climbing surface is stable, not in motion, and capable of supporting your weight. 
  • Confirm there are no hazards such as weather, debris, uneven/slippery surfaces, and traffic that could pose a threat to you. If you must climb on the equipment in these conditions, work cautiously, carefully, and ask for assistance whenever possible. 
  • Do not jump off of any equipment. 
  • Use proper ladders or steps if available; if not, reassess if it is safe to climb. 
  • Stay as far away from the edge(s) of the equipment as possible. 
  • Avoid carrying tarps and other heavy or difficult objects while working on trailers and surfaces above 4 ft. Instead place objects in position from the ground. 

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  1. essayroo reviews | Dec 14, 2017
    These tips are really helpful to everyone who are climbing on and off trucks. Most of the people are getting injured due to don't follow the precautions. So, use these valuable precautions while climbing.

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