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Is it surprising that trucking ranks up at the top of OSHA’s list of professions for lost work due to injury?After all, unless you’re hauling explosives or dragging lumber through the arctic, it seems you should be pretty safe up in your rig during the workday, making sure your cargo gets from point A to point B.

Well, it might disappoint you to hear that our trucking brethren aren’t ranking so high on the injury scale due to danger stunts that end in flaming explosions or due to hauling rabid lions and bears down the freeway.

It’s a lot simpler than that.We’re not paying much attention to how we sit, and it turns out your spine needs some love to keep you operating at 100%.

So, let’s go ahead and acknowledge your specific needs: Truck driver ergonomics.