Injury Prevention for Drivers - DVD Training Program

Help your drivers stay injury-free while performing non-driving tasks.
210DVD (13937)
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, professional truck drivers suffer more injuries requiring time away from work than any other industry
  • Injury Prevention for Drivers is an industry-specific, prevention-based training program
  • Provides drivers with information on what it takes to stay injury-free while performing non-driving tasks
  • Promotes safety in and around the vehicle, which helps them stay on the road and contribute to your bottom line
  • The program addresses:
    • Basic fall protection practices to avoid slips, trips, and falls on the job
    • Ways to avoid sprains, cuts, pinches, abrasions and lacerations
    • Techniques to avoid back injuries
    • Methods to help prevent being pinned or crushed by cargo
    • Working safely outdoors in extreme heat and cold conditions
  • Also reviews the causes of driver injuries: unsafe acts and conditions, human error, environmental factors, and “whole body vibration” (i.e., sitting in the cab seat for extended periods)
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired

  • (1) 22-Minute DVD - Combines engaging video and editing technology with expertise from industry professionals at all levels. Includes 28 minutes of bonus materials.
  • (1) Discussion Guide (16 pages) - Product Code: 13938 (536-H) - Features ideas for discussion and training activities. Also includes "what if" scenarios, review questions, and an answer key.
  • (11) Driver Action Cards (6-panel format) - Product Code: 13939 (210-AC) - Review key points covered in the training.
  • (1) Trainer Tools CD-ROM (not sold separately) - Includes PowerPoint® presentation that can be used as is or customized, along with handouts, quizzes, clip art, posters and a training log.
  • (1) Awareness Poster - Product Code: 13940 (436-K -P) - Hang in a break room or training area to remind employees that the rules are in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Play Program - Plays entire main program.
  • Chapter Selections - Allows easy access to specific subtopics for more focused training.
    • Introduction
    • Mounting and Dismounting - Three points of contact; head clearance, foot placement, and handholds (available places)
    • Driving - Ergonomics (steering wheel placement; shifter location; seat adjustments); use of seatbelt; whole body vibration
    • Loading and Unloading - Foot placement and mounting/dismounting trailers (3-point contact); working with equipment (chain binders, tie-down straps, winches, cheater bars); use of gloves, hard hats, and eye protection; over-exertion (and fatigue); proper lifting techniques; safely opening trailer doors (watching for shifted cargo)
    • Environmental Risks - Heat illness, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke; hypothermia and frostbite; ice and snow; wind
    • Stopped on the Road - Precautions in and out of the vehicle
    • Conclusion
  • Review - Provides a quick way to refresh memory on key points of the program to better aid retention.
  • Hazard Perception Challenges - Interactive scenarios to generate discussion.
  • Commentary - Additional interviews of industry professionals.
  • Quiz - 10 interactive questions; offers correct/incorrect remediation to reinforce effectiveness of training.
  • Message for Management - Gives introduction to the training program and topic for trainers/management.
  • Previews - Back Safety: A User's Guide and Master Driver: Pattern Driving - Offers a sneak peek at a related training program.