Keeping workers safe during the holiday rush
Although the 2008 death of a Long Island Walmart worker in a “Black Friday” stampede raised awareness of holiday hazards for retail employees, they’re not the only ones at risk during the often frenetic shopping season that precedes the holidays.
The spike in merchandise sales also affects workers in the wholesale and transportation industries who fulfill customer orders and deliver packages.
OSHA is reminding employers that it has resources to help keep workers safe at every step along the way in getting gifts from warehouses to their intended recipients.
- Trucking Industry Safety and Health Topics Page
- Safety Practices Once Tractor Trailer Drivers Arrive at a Destination