This aggressive non-skid coating in Safety Yellow is designed to do two things.
Slip Stoppers also offers non-skid treatments near the cab where drivers dismount as well as on handholds.
A recent North American study shows that each truck driver who reports a fall injury will lose an average of 19 work days. As well, one third of all fall injuries are so severe that the trucker requires 29 days off work, significantly impacting nan injured trucker's health and income.
Another recent study found that 93% of truckers are overweight with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or higher. Since weight influences the ground impact reaction force and joint torque created when a driver exits the vehicle, carrying excessive weight may lead to falls, especially when the driver's leg muscles have been inactive and destabilized over hours of driving.