More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

Posted on Posted in Driver Training, Fleet Training, Fuel Savings, Hazmat Training, Hours of Service, Maintenance, Medium-Duty Truck Training, Orientation, OSHA Training, Safety Training, Tips

New Pro-TREAD feature: assign a lesson by group is available on the main menu. Targeted Training Plans for Truck Drivers Using the assignment feature in PRO-TREAD lets you launch a number of training plans for truck drivers. This lets you target training to different groups and individuals. Below, we’ve come up with several groups and Read More…

FMCSA OSHA whistleblowers

FMCSA and OSHA Team Up for Whistleblowers

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At the end of July, the FMCSA and OSHA said they’d be teaming up to share information when an employee alleges safety violations against a company. The idea is that the best-positioned agency might be able to go after the carrier in whistleblower cases. And less than a month later, OSHA rolled out a $1MM Read More…

GHS pictograms

GHS Training for Truck Fleets Webinar

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Above, you’ll find a recording of a webinar we hosted about GHS training for truck fleets. The main speaker was Greg Pattison, VP of training from GLP Systems, who helped us create the PRO-TREAD course on GHS that meets OSHA’s requirement for that training. The topics covered include an overview of Hazard Communication, of which Read More…

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

Posted on Posted in Driver Training, Fleet Training, Fuel Savings, Hazmat Training, Hours of Service, Maintenance, Medium-Duty Truck Training, Orientation, OSHA Training, Safety Training, Tips

Updated: Oct. 16, 2017 Targeted Training Plans for Truck Drivers Using the assignment feature in Sentix lets you launch a number of training plans for your workers. This lets you target training to different groups and individuals. Below, we’ve come up with several groups and the lessons you might include with each. As always, you Read More…

online ghs training for truck fleets

Online GHS Training Available Nov. 1

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PRO-TREAD Launches Online GHS Training for OSHA’s Hazcom Requirement Clients Can Comply with Dec. 1 Deadline for Employee Training Instructional Technologies will release its new online GHS training course Nov. 1. GHS stands for the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, and is shorthand for OSHA’s update to the HAZCOM Right-to-Know Read More…

Manual Pallet Jack Training

New Lesson: Pallet Jack Training

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NEW! Pallet Jack Training This short online training course covers using a manual pallet jack on inclines, on lift gates, and in confined spaces. The lesson takes about 15 minutes to complete, on average. Safely Using a Pallet Jack Moving heavy loads around with a pallet jack takes a little common sense and a few Read More…

trailer door safety

New Lesson: Trailer Door Safety

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Where Injuries and Property Damage Meet NEW! Trailer Door Safety This training focuses on the safe operation of the rear doors of the trailer, as well as how to inspect the doors prior to a trip. It covers Overhead, Roll Up and Swing Doors. Also covers climbing into and out of the trailer. Trailer Doors Read More…

New Truck Safety Whitepapers

New Truck Safety Whitepapers

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There are several ways to keep up-to-speed on the trucking industry, and especially on safety. We’ve launched several new truck safety whitepapers, and have more in the pipeline. Our goal is to keep you current on regulations and training methods. The two most recent truck safety whitepapers launched by Pro-TREAD are: » Delivery-Truck Driver Safety Read More…

Managers need training, too.

4 Reasons You Need to Think about Fleet Manager Training

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Reason No. 4: Retention Managers with training tend to have higher retention rates; in plain English, that means that a company who shows their employees a path upwards will tend to keep their people. To speak in sweeping generalizations, most managers are motivated by money, stability, glory, or altruism. Fleet manager training feeds each and Read More…