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Delivery Driver Safety

Holiday Safety Concerns for Delivery Drivers

An estimated three billion packages will flow through U.S shipping facilities this holiday season – about 800 million more than last year. This increase in demand brings added risks to the nearly 1.5 million delivery drivers that hit the roads each day across the nation. These tips can help employers keep their delivery drivers safe and injury-free this holiday season.

Revised Free Safety Publications

Revised Free Safety Publications Available

DWC Workplace Safety has published the following updated safety publications:

  • Lockout/Tagout Fact Sheet (English)
  • Lockout/Tagout Sample Written Program (English)
  • Lockout/Tagout Workplace Program (English)
  • Microwave Oven Take 5 for Safety (English)

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

OSHA Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards

OSHA Announces the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards

The Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards covers the federal fiscal year 2020. Use this list to assist your job safety analysis and safety training schedule.

For help in applying these standards, contact the Texas OSHA Consultation Program (OSHCON). Contact details are provided below

Free OSHA Safety Consultations

Free On-Site or Online Safety Consultations

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: