Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities

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The Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities (TWU) Program provides leadership to reduce occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities among workers in these industries. This includes establishments engaged in transportation of passengers and freight via air, water, rail, and ground, as well as warehousing and storage of goods, sightseeing transportation, and various related support activities. The TWU Program works with partners in industry, labor, government, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia to address the leading causes of work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities to improve the safety, health and well-being of TWU workers.

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COVID-19
For information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including answers to frequently asked questions and interim guidance for the commercial airline industry, please visit CDC’s website. For ships managing suspected cases of COVID-19, information is also available on the CDC website.

Airline, Airport, and Transit Worker Factsheets
Airline, airport, and transit workers may be at risk for exposure to COVID-19. CDC recommends steps to prevent exposure, which includes everyday actions to prevent the spread of respiratory illness. To learn more, a number of factsheets are available for airline, airport, and transit workers.

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Drug Overdose Deaths at Work - Full Infographic

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Top 3 Affected Industries

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Page last reviewed: December 12, 2019