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.
NIOSH study evaluates the effectiveness of vacuum lifting systems to reduce spinal load during airline baggage handling.
- Page last reviewed: April 27, 2018
- Page last updated: June 5, 2018
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Safety Research