This site is a collection of information
which may be of benefit to workers or individuals driving trucks, operating a
forklift, lift truck, crane or other industrial equipment or working in a
manufacturing, agricultural, logistics or transportation environment similar to
that described herein. It is not intended to be accurate training material or
legal guidance but hopes to shed light on more common and serious safety issues
in industry and often affecting the general public.
The Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and
Code require an employer to take every
precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker to
show due diligence in the workplace. Regulation for Industrial
Establishments, Regulation 851 is more specific about industrial hazards and the
Highway Traffic Act and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations govern
activities on the roadway to promote road safety.
Various Government, Public and Safety
Association links are supplied to help direct inquiries to proper authorities as
well as Forms and Documents commonly used in Business and Industry.
Directory lists of Trucking Companies,
Mapping and Tracking Services, Trucking Compliance Software, Truck and Fuel
Stops, as well as Weather and News sources are provided for convenience.