This industry group provides collection and hauling services of waste.
These three industries combine for approximately 230 accounts reporting hours in Washington State. Of these 230 accounts 26% had a compensable claim and 37% had an accepted workers' compensation claim in a nine year study period.
Cab or Trailer Entry/Exit
Lifting/ Manual Handling
Published in The Route, September 2010.
The information provided on the linked sites is solely the view of the authors and does not reflect the official views of TIRES (Trucking Injury Reduction Emphasis) and / or L&I.
Waste Age article: Staying sharp in the shop. Safety tips for waste equipment maintenance personnel.