Beware the phone!!!

Discussion in 'Shippers & Receivers - Good or Bad' started by Athalahelm, May 4, 2020.

  1. Athalahelm

    Athalahelm Bobtail Member

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    Major Receiver in Michigan...big staging area just inside...100+ trucks...4 rows worth. Half mile to warehouse past gate.

    Anyway...walk up checkin security...Corvid limit 2 at a time. Then call your department for door.

    Folks that plastic phone receiver with #### volume NEVER gets wiped down. Wipes are ava for asking, but I stood in line and watched 10 drivers almost swallow that thing talking to receiving office! Might as well have been swapping spit..all of them!!

    All, we wash our hands in case it might come in contact with out face...where Corvid enters the body. It does not enter from your fingers...and using clean hands to bring a heavily infected phone up close and personal didn’t do anything to protect you from virus.

    Not the least surprised Michigan getting nailed right now...chances are every trucker did too!
     
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  3. JC1971

    JC1971 Road Train Member

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    Keep a spray bottle with alcohol in it.
     
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  4. Athalahelm

    Athalahelm Bobtail Member

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    Wipes were available but nobody was using. Serious dedication out there to clean hands but Corvid doesn’t enter through pores. Complete disregard to everything else you might bring to your mouth/nose (where infections happen)
     
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  5. Athalahelm

    Athalahelm Bobtail Member

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    Guys/gals...when last time you disinfected your smart phone? Never...because nobody but you uses it. But then why would you treat a PUBLIC phone the same?
     
  6. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    You need to carry one time lysol or travel disinfectants in your pocket. Plus a small spray for lysol etc.

    If you are that worried wipe the #### thing down.

    Its amazing back in the day that we never got sick from those filthy cigbutt stuffed phone rooms in the 76 long ago. They were NEVER wiped.

    After Fukushima blew up in about 2011 I had a radiation detector on top of the smart phone as a attachment. and used to scan the produce at the store etc.

    They threw me out of one when they realized what I was doing with that constant ticking on the gieger counter. The keychain nukealert device used to tick a certain amount when I am near a cancer patient undergroing xray blasts among other things. More than 6 ticks in groups told me I am getting hit with too much rem.
     
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  7. Diesel Dave

    Diesel Dave Last Few of the OUTLAWS

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    You tripping........ are you new ? Well new here you are...... quit being so dramatic..... you should’ve adjusted by now. Life goes on......
     
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  8. Brandt

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    I got the good stuff. You can wash your hands after touching stuff
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  9. tscottme

    tscottme Road Train Member

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    I put "community" phones into a 1 gallon ziploc plastic bag before I use them. It's like a condom for the phone. You could probably use a condom.
     
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    BUT, there is still that .1% out there. And that will get you.
     
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  11. Rideandrepair

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    Who’s the Shipper? I’m looking for a load out of Michigan. I’ll bring my own Lysol, phones not a problem.
     
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