TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 15: Health and Wellness Programs for Commercial Drivers explores health risks facing commercial truck and motorcoach drivers. The report examines the association between crash causation and functional impairments, elements of employee health and wellness programs that could be applied to commercial drivers, and existing trucking and motor coach employee health and wellness programs. In addition, the report includes several case studies on employee health and wellness programs in the truck and motorbus industries, focusing on the elements that appear to work effectively.in the form of physical exercise, to reduce the risk of many diseases, including cardiovascular and heart disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, diabetes, and breast ... It is estimated that about 30% of total deaths and 30% of total loss of disability-adjusted life years in the WHO European Region are related to ... (See BLS: aLost Work Time Injuries and Illnesses, 2004a www.bls.gov/news.release/ pdf/osh2.pdf. )anbsp;...
|Title||:||Health and Wellness Programs for Commercial Drivers|
|Author||:||Gerald P. Krueger|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 2007-01-01|