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Accident Procedures Involving Large Vehicles


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Target Audience
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
Even with years of experience, training, and attention to detail, accidents can happen. How you respond after an accident has occurred is essential to ensuring your safety as well as the safety of any other individuals involved in the incident. In this course, you will learn basic procedures for how to respond when an accident has occurred, including procedures to follow if there is a fire or a chance of fire, and what types of accidents must be reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
Operators of commercial vehicles and other large trucks

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Accident Procedures Involving Large Vehicles

  • take appropriate action immediately after an accident involving the truck you're operating
  • identify common causes of truck fires
  • appropriately respond to a vehicle fire
  • determine if a given truck accident must be reported to the Department of Transportation
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