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NIOSH fast facts: home healthcare workers - how to prevent driving-related injuries.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-122, 2012 Feb; :1-2
Driving from client to client, home healthcare workers are at high risk for motor vehicle-related injuries. Distracted driving, aggressive driving, lack of seatbelt use, driving while tired or after having used alcohol or drugs, poor weather conditions, and poorly maintained vehicles can all contribute to motor vehicle-related injuries. This document is also available in Chinese: <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-122/pdfs/2012-122chi.pdf"target="_blank">https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-122/pdfs/2012-122chi.pdf</a> and Polish: <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-122/pdfs/2012-122pol.pdf"target="_blank">https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-122/pdfs/2012-122pol.pdf</a>
Health-care; Medical-care; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Medical-equipment; Health-care-personnel; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Accident-potential; Accident-prevention; Accidents; Motor-vehicles; Transportation
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-122; B02292012
Healthcare and Social Assistance
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health