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Managing Space Around Your Truck

Managing the space around the truck is challenging. From driving in congested traffic to navigating a crowded parking lot, truck drivers must constantly track the hazards around them to prevent a collision. Read the information below and ask yourself how you can improve your driving style in any of the hazard categories.
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Confined Spaces are Dangerous Places

Mechanics can put themselves in serious peril if they enter an empty cargo tank trailer without following OSHA’s confined space entry procedures. One cause of injury, and possibly death, is the assumption that it is safe to enter the trailer because it has never previously contained a hazardous material or substance. According to 29 CFR 1910.146, a confined space must meet ALL THREE of the following conditions:
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