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Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities Sector Archive of Past Events

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.

  • February 2014
    Transit industry – Best-Practice Webinar for Improving Bus Operator Health and Retention
    Contact: Robin Gillespie, Transportation Learning Center
  • March 2014
    Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities Sector Council meeting
    Washington, DC

February 2013
Transit industry sub-sector meeting
Washington, DC

  • Manual Materials Handling Workshop as a part of the MODEX 2012 Conference in Atlanta, GA; Co-sponsored by TWU and the Wholesale and Retail Trade Sectors
  • TWU Air Sub-Sector meeting, Washington DC. This meeting had brief presentations from NIOSH researchers and partners on ongoing research related to the trucking industry.
  • NORA Liaison Committee and Public Partners meeting, Jan 26, 2011, Washington DC
  • Transportation Research Board Committee meetings, January, Washington DC
  • TWU Trucking Sub-sector meeting in Washington DC, Feb 16
  • Michigan Trucking Association Annual Meeting, Feb 16-18, Ann Arbor
  • Warehousing Education and Research Council annual meeting in Orlando FL, May 15-18
  • NORA Symposium, July 12-13, Cincinnati OH
  • TWU Leadership/Steering Committee Meeting, July 14, Cincinnati OH
  • NIOSH National Occupational Injury Research Symposium 2011, Oct 18-20, Morgantown WV
  • Sleep Apnea and Trucking Conference 2010, May 11-12, 2010, Baltimore, MD.
    • Sponsors: ASAA and ATA.
    • NIOSH EID and NIOSH truck driver survey project team had a booth at the conference for disseminating NIOSH trucking safety and health programs to the stakeholders. NIOSH participants included Karl Sieber, Ted Hitchcock, and Guang Chen. Karl Sieber gave a presentation of the NIOSH truck driver survey project.
    • Goal(s) Addressed: IG1.10, IG3.3
  • The 2010 National Truck Driving Championship, August 4-7, 2010, Columbus, Ohio.
    • Sponsor: ATA.
    • NIOSH trucker driver survey team had a booth at the conference for disseminating and communicating NIOSH trucking safety and health programs and projects to trucking companies and truck drivers.
    • Goal(s) Addressed: IG1.10, IG3.3
  • NIOSH workshop on “Obesity and Weight Management Program in Commercial Drivers.” November 9, 2010, Baltimore, MD. There were two sessions: Obesity and CMV Drivers: Research Prospective, and Company and Pilot Program Perspectives. There were six presentations: 1) Obesity in the Commercial Trucking Population, 2) Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Diet, Obesity and Chronic Disease in Commercial Drivers, 3) Trucking and Occupational Health Disparities: Health Promotion for Obesogenic Trucking Sector, 4) Health and Wellness: A CDC Perspective, 5) Relationships between Personal Factors and Obesity in Cross-sectional Study of Drivers, and Driver Weight Loss Programs That Are Working. Jennifer Lincoln presided at these sessions.
    • Co-project officers: Guang Chen, Jennifer Lincoln
    • Goal Addressed: IG1.9, IG3.3
  • International Conference on Commercial Driver Health and Wellness, November 8-10, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
    • Sponsors: TRB, FMCSA, and NIOSH
    • Goal Addressed: IG1.9, IG3.3

Questions or Comments?

If you have any questions or comments, contact the NORA Coordinator or Sector Coordinator:

Sidney C. Soderholm, PhD
NORA Coordinator
Karl Sieber, PhD
TWU Sector Program Coordinator