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Preventing distracted driving at work: public-private partnerships.

Authors
Pratt-S
Source
The Leader 2011 Mar; :44-45
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20039624
Abstract
Motor vehicle crashes are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the U.S. In 2008, 1,215 workers who were driving or riding in a motor vehicle died in work-related crashes on public roadways, accounting for 23 percent of all worker fatalities (U.S. Department of Labor 2010). Reducing the human and economic toll of crashes requires strong partnerships between government, industry, labor and researchers. Current initiatives to prevent distracted driving demonstrate how these diverse interests can work together toward a common safety goal.
Keywords
Motor-vehicles; Accident-prevention; Accident-rates; Accident-statistics; Accidents; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Traumatic-injuries; Public-health; Surveillance
Publication Date
20110321
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
2011
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
B09282011
Issue of Publication
Spring
ISSN
1081-261X
NIOSH Division
DSR
Priority Area
Wholesale and Retail Trade; Construction
Source Name
The Leader
State
WV
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