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Fuel for Thought Slip - Sliding Away

Discussion in 'Expediter Blogs' started by chillout, Jan 23, 2018.

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    Winter has arrived and with it comes the slipping and sliding of not just cars and trucks, but people too. Truck drivers can get in the habit of entering and exiting their vehicles without a thought to slipping and falling, but when the temperatures drop and the precipitation starts to fall, we need to be mindful of icy or just slippery steps when entering or exiting the truck. There are more slip, trip or fall injuries during the winter than other times of the year. The hazards of falling on icy or slippery surfaces doesn’t necessarily end when you reach the ground. Snow, ice, oil and diesel fuel makes for a very slippery walk to the shipper or the truck stop.

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