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Buffalo, New York, United States



Supervisor Due Diligence


The real financial costs of safety

IRS from the inspector’s point of view

Employer Responsibilities under the OHSA

Supervisor Responsibilities under the OHSA

OHSA Fines and Penalties

Roles of the MOL and Safety Partners

How does a supervisor achieve “Due Diligence?

Health and Safety Program concept and methods

Discipline including in a union environment

Hazard Identification and Control Methods

Supervisor Note Taking

Powers of MOL Inspector

Rural Road Maintenance


Road Needs Assessment/Study

What are MMS?

Who performs inspections

Classes of road designations

What to do when a claim comes in

Pavement Preservation Strategy

Keeping good roads good

Don’t forget about the bad roads

Ditching &, Shouldering

Using a level

Capital road rehabilitation program vs. utilizing municipal forces

Culvert &, Bridge Maintenance

Roadside Mowing &, Tree/Brush Removal

Risk Management &, Roadside Signage




Airbrake Review (Certificate)

It can be argued that your brakes are one of the most important components of your vehicle. The only way you and your operators can place full confidence in your airbrake system is to perform a thorough daily inspection. It is quick, simple and mandatory. Unfortunately, many drivers are not familiar with proper procedure or have taken to finding short cuts. An excellent way to avoid potential problems is by providing your staff with a refresher course a minimum of once every two years.

Who Should Attend

Any person responsible for driving a commercial motor vehi... [Read More]

Load Securement (Certificate)

Classroom Topics of Discussion

Approx. 7 hrs.
The Importance of Proper Securement
General Cargo Securement Requirements
Guiding Principle of Public Safety
How Cargo Must be Contained, Immobilized or Secured
Consequences of Improperly Secured Loads Activity
Elements of a Securement System
Requirements for Containing, Immobilizing, and Securing Cargo
Working Load Limits &, Default Working Load Limits for Unmarked Tie-downs
Identifying Working Load Limit of an Unmarked Securing Device
How to Inspect Securement Systems
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Safe Backing (Certificate)

Classroom Topics of Discussion

Approx. 2 hrs.
Define Preventable Collision
Understand the Policy ?Back in, Drive out
Mirrors ?how to use them When backing
When driving
When using a guide

Steps to make backing safe ?every time
Visibility ?what you need to see
Communication
Use of Ground Guides Guide Positioning
Hand Signals*
Signals in Night or Day
Hazards Associated with Ground Guide

Practical, Hands-on Activities

Documentation Provided

Student Book, Test, Operator Traini... [Read More]

Defensive Driving (Certificate)

Classroom Topics of Discussion

Approx. 4 hrs.
Getting Started, Sitting Properly
Hands: Where Should They Be, Why Should They Be There
Seatbelts: What Every Driver Needs To Know!
Mirrors, A Reflected View
Where You Should Be Looking
Brakes: How To Employ Them
How to See and Be Seen
On and Off Ramps
City Driving
Collision Avoidance

Practical, Hands-on Activities
Obstacle course
Vehicle maneuverability
Clearance restrictions
Pre-trip inspection procedures

Documentation Provided
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