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OHS Canada: Answering the call

Life behind the wheel came with significant health and safety challenges through COVID-19

June 11, 2020  by OHS Canada

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, while many businesses shuttered, truckers risked jeopardizing their own health. (Andresr/Getty Images)

Canada’s truck drivers always answer the call and they proved it once again during the COVID-19 crisis. While many businesses shut down, truckers continued to roll.

Deemed an essential service, they remained on the job, bringing food to grocery stores and moving medical supplies and products to market.

However, life behind the wheel came with a significant set of health and safety challenges, especially in the early days of the crisis.

Read more at OHS Canada, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister publications.


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