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Monday, December 12th, 2016

The most common injuries that truck drivers experience are caused by slip and fall accidents. A study of these types of injuries showed that over half of accidents occurred while drivers exited their vehicles or tried to get down from their trailers. Another ten percent of injuries occurred while drivers were trying to secure their loads.

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Construction workers and commercial truck drivers often climb on and off flatbed trailers in order to pull supplies and equipment from various shipments. It is a difficult task to safely climb onto a flatbed trailer, as there are many slippery surfaces, few handholds, and inadequate steps.

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Falling off a flatbed truck can result in serious injury or death. Not all companies provide trailer safety procedures or have strategies in place for fall protection. Many companies do not even implement safety measures against falls until after they have had a serious accident. There are three common risk factors that increase the chances of a serious flatbed trailer fall. Knowing and understanding these trailer safety risks, like limited workspace and unstable surfaces, can help companies implement safety measures before an accident happens.

Friday, September 30th, 2016

There is a variety of safety equipment available on the market to protect workers from trailer falls. Workers who fall from flatbed trucks can be seriously injured and some even die from their injuries. Taking a proactive approach to safety can protect you and your workers from serious flatbed falls.

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

The Deckmate Ladder was designed with your safety in mind. Many drivers have been frustrated with regular ladders blowing over in the wind. Not the Deckmate Ladder!! You can easily hook it onto the rub rails and it will not slide or tip. It is Portable and light weight. A bolt on bracket is recommended for vans, straight trucks and trailers without rub rails. The bracket sits 2.5 inches away from the trailer and will not affect doors or loading docks.”Designed by a professional driver to make your work safer”. Safety is always a primary consideration with every driver that is why the DECKMATE LADDER was designed by a professional truck driver with your safety in mind. Deckmate Ladder Is here to help Drivers from disabling injuries to knees & spinal column caused by climbing on or off trailers and vans.

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

Nearly one quarter of all flatbed semi truck driver injuries are the result of slips and falls. With the exception of motor vehicle collisions, slips and falls are the most costly type of truck driver accident. Entering and exiting a flatbed semi truck, carrying freight, and regular walking and climbing are several common tasks for truck drivers that present risk of falling. Minimize the risk of falling off of a flatbed semi truck by using a portable ladder that you can store in your truck at all times.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Deckmate Ladders are a portable ladder that will allow you to easily access your truck and trailer. This ladder works well with flatbed trailers, vans, dump trucks, reefers and semi-trailers. It will easily and quickly attach to the rub rail of any trailer so you can climb on or off. This eliminates the dangerous option of jumping from the trailer.