TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING AND UTILITIES
The Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities (TWU) Program provides leadership to eliminate 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, 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.
Managing Fatigue Conference
Interested in state-of-the science on fatigue? NIOSH is co-sponsoring the 10th International Conference on Managing Fatigue March 20-23 in San Diego, CA. Register for the conference here.
Fatigue Management for Pilots
Aviation is a hazardous mode of transportation for pilots and passengers alike. Fatigue has repeatedly been shown to be an important risk factor for aviation crashes. This new NIOSH training for pilots focuses on recognizing and preventing fatigue.
- Page last reviewed: September 30, 2016
- Page last updated: February 9, 2017
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Safety Research