NEWS.COM.AU: “Workers in one Australian profession are far more likely to die on the job than any other workers, a Melbourne University study has found. Truck driving is considered the deadliest profession in the country, with drivers being 13 times more likely to die on the job than any work, Monash University researchers found. The university analysed more than 120,000 compensation claims lodged and accepted between 2004 and 2015. The study found truck drivers have a 13-fold higher risk of fatal injury compared with other professions.”
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Driver and vehicle safety is a huge part of our focus
At Bartlett, we pride ourselves on pulling our weight when it comes to the safety of drivers, trucks and trailers. Not only are our products professionally engineered, tested and made to above industry standard, we are actively involved at all industry levels as a business and individually. We use our experience and knowledge to advocate for safety measures and standards across the industry.
Bartlett’s Managing Director Allan Bartlett is an active member of the VACC Industry Policy Council and chair of the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association Victoria (CVIAV). Through his role with VACC and CVIAV he directly advocates and promotes safety and compliance within the industry.