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Trailer Safety

Trailer Safety Week: June 6-12, 2021

Millions of trailers travel along the nation’s roads each day. Some are for recreation, but many are for businesses, from food vendors and landscapers to mobile pet groomers and livestock haulers. This year during National Trailer Safety Week the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation offers these safe trailer maintenance and usage tips.

June is Safety Month

June Is National Safety Month

The National Safety Council offers both members and non-members the chance to sign up for free safety resources. This year’s highlighted areas are:

  • Week 1 – Prevent Incidents Before They Start
  • Week 2 – Address Ongoing COVID-19 Safety Concerns
  • Week 3 – It’s Vital to Feel Safe on the Job
  • Week 4 – Advance Your Safety Journey

New Safety Publications

New and Revised Free Safety Publications Available

DWC Workplace Safety has published the following new safety publications:

And updated versions of:

  • Emergency Response Planning for Hazardous Materials Safety Training Program (English)
  • Ergonomics for General Industry Workplace Program (English)
  • Hazard Communication Fact Sheet (English)
  • Hazard Communication Sample Written Program (English)
  • OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Safety Training Program (English)

The complete list of free publications for download is on the TDI website.

Free OSHA consultations

Free OSHA Safety Consultations Onsite or Online by Email, Text, and Phone

No matter what your needs or challenges are, the Texas OSHA Consultation Program (OSHCON) has safety and health resources to help your business.

OSHCON consultations are both free and confidential. They are offered:

  • in-person at your jobsite
  • by video conferencing
  • by email
  • by text
  • by phone

We can help you find, reduce, and remove safety and health hazards, and understand OSHA standards.

OSHCON also provides:

  • training;
  • help with safety and health programs; and
  • free safety training materials and publications.

Need COVID-19 guidance?

  • Find the COVID-19 risk exposure level for your employees.
  • Enhance your respiratory protection program.
  • Get help to create or update an emergency preparedness plan for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Check out the OSHCON webpage, or contact us: