2008-10-31 Seasonal Road Use Reminder

Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2008-10-31
Company Name: 
LTN Contracting Ltd.
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Many of you have been entrusted to carry yourself and your co-workers to work and from work, whether hauling logs or driving a crew vehicle. This opportunity means you are responsible for safe conduct on the roads. Here are some basic reminders for the change in seasons:

  • Use proper Road Calling Procedures
  • Use proper Road Use Procedures
  • Use a three point stance when getting into or out of vehicles / trucks / equipment
  • Wear your seatbelt
  • Obey the Posted Speed Limits
  • Dress for the weather and plan for potential weather
  • Check your unit and ensure the proper spill and first aid gear is available. It is recommended that you add a survival blanket and candles for the winter.
  • Watch for changing road conditions and drive accordingly
  • Watch for wildlife
  • Slow down for road maintenance equipment (graders, sand trucks, et cetera)
  • Slow down at mandatory stop positions (wide Corner, bottom of Saxton, et cetera)
  • Slow down when passed vehicles that are stopped on roadside 

 

File attachments
2008-10-31 LTN Memo- Seasonal Road Use Reminder.pdf
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