Ergonomics and Injury Prevention for Commercial Vehicle Operators

  • 4 Topics | 24m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course is designed to prevent injuries to drivers from risks they face when operating commercial vehicles, and when manually handling the loads they may be transporting. The course discusses various types of injuries associated with operating commercial motor vehicles. It also addresses the ergonomics practices, safety controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE) that commercial vehicle operators should use to minimize or prevent injuries at work. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • differentiate between the federal agencies that have jurisdiction over employees operating motor vehicles used for commercial purposes
  • recognize the driving industries and occupations that have a higher rate of musculoskeletal disorders
  • recognize the hazards associated with operating a motor vehicle and the types of injuries that may occur as a result
  • recognize safe work practices for operating a commercial motor vehicle
  • recognize injury prevention methods for operating a commercial motor vehicle
  • identify the types of PPE drivers should use when handling materials they've transported

IN THIS COURSE

  • Safety Jurisdiction and Industries
    6m
  • Driving Hazards
    8m
  • Safe Operating Practices and Injury Prevention
    4m
  • PPE and Handling Materials
    2m

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