Safety Program


Step 1

The Towing Safety Program begins with a one (1) day Comprehensive Safety & Compliance Review of your entire company including the trucks, buildings, lots, office & shop areas as well as reviewing DOT record keeping and regulatory compliance issues. The review focuses on;

OSHA safety concerns; injury & fire hazards bloodborne pathogens etc.
DOT compliance issues; driver files log books drug & alcohol testing etc.
EPA disposal issues; waste oil and fluid storage filter & oil disposal etc.


Step 2

The second step of this Towing Safety Program focuses on training the driver. Midwest Fleet Safety will prepare and present an on-site driver safety meeting at your facility. The meeting introduces and reviews an important safety topic from three (3) subject areas;

Defensive Driving; safety following distance, backing skills, turns & merges, etc.
Towing; safety chains, roadside safety, care & use of towing equipment, etc.
Operator Skills; driver attitude, customer service, injurury prevention, etc.


Step 3

During the third phase of the Towing Safety Program, your towing company will choose an employee to participate in a 2-day Safety Instructor Training Program. Upon completion, your safety instructor will return with the knowledge and confidence to prepare their own towing safety program at your towing company.


Your company's safety instructor will recieve;

  • Instructor Presentation Guide
  • Student Handout Booklets
  • Outlines For 6 Bi-monthly Towing Safety Meetings
  • Towing Safety Flyers and Posters
  • Attendance Documentation Forms


Towing Safety Program Goals...

  • Decrease Employee Injuries
  • Decrease Vehicle Accidents
  • Decrease Damage Claims
  • Avoid Costly D.O.T. Fines


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