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Trucking Industry

Overview

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This site provides information about preventing occupational illness and injury in the trucking industry through links to summaries, training presentations, publications and other resources. It also offers a one-stop location to find applicable Department of Transportation (DOT) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliance requirements related to worker protection.

OSHA regulations govern the safety and health of the workers and the responsibilities of employers to ensure their safety at the warehouse, dock, construction site, and in other places truckers go to deliver and pick up loads throughout the country. While OSHA does not regulate self-employed truckers, it does regulate workplaces to which the truckers deliver goods and the workers which receive those goods.

Standards

Trucking industry is addressed in specific OSHA standards for recordkeeping and general industry.

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Other Federal Agencies

Provides an overview of the regulations, training requirements, and other resources from other federal agencies:

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Industry Hazards

Provides specific OSHA, Department of Transportation (DOT), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, training requirements, hazard references and illness and injury statistics that apply to the major trucking activities of employers and their employees.

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Related Safety/Health Information

Provides links and references to safety and health information related to the trucking industry.

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Additional Resources

Provides links and references to training and other resources related to the trucking industry.

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