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.
Sleep Tips for Truck Drivers
Driving a truck is a very demanding job. Not enough sleep makes it more difficult to meet the demands of the job and increases risks for drowsy driving and vehicle crashes. Click here to learn tips to create a good sleep environment and prepare for better sleep.
Older Drivers in the Workplace
Older workers bring extensive skills, knowledge, and experience to their jobs. But, workers age 55 or older are at a higher risk of dying in a motor vehicle crash at work compared to younger adult workers. This fact sheet gives information on age-related physical and mental changes that may affect older workers’ driving and steps that employers and workers can take to help keep older drivers safe on the job.
- Page last reviewed: September 30, 2016
- Page last updated: October 19, 2016
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Safety Research