Hazard alert: Em7-3/4-2016E-PDF

loading and unloading flatbed trucks at shipping and receiving.

"A number of serious incidents have occurred whereby truck drivers were fatally injured or suffered amputations when unstable freight fell from a flatbed trailer and struck the driver. These accidents occurred during loading or unloading operations at sites not under the control of the driver’s employer, and when motorized material handling equipment was being operated by employees of the sites receiving the material. Drivers have a vital role in the proper loading of their trucks, because they are responsible for the road-worthiness and stability of the load. Unstable loads may consist of pipe, timber, or other materials"--Background, p. [1].

Permanent link to this Catalogue Record: What is a permanent link?
http://publications.gc.ca/pub?id=9.843423&sl=0
MARC XML Format   MARC HTML Format

Department/Agency Employment and Social Development Canada. Labour Program.
Title Hazard alert
Subtitle loading and unloading flatbed trucks at shipping and receiving.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic Document

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact the authoring department to request a format other than those available.

We invite you to consult the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information regarding the Archived Content notice.


Having trouble opening this document?

Note: The URLs contained in this/these document(s) may no longer be functional
Note Issued also in French under title: Alerte au danger: chargement et déchargement de camions à plateau sur le lieu d'expédition et de livraison.
Date [2016?]
Number of Pages [2] p.
Catalogue Number
  • Em7-3/4-2016E-PDF
Subject Terms Occupational safety, Occupational accidents