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Jun 25, 2018
Older Drivers in the Workplace: How Employers and Workers Can Prevent Crashes

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2016-116/pdfs/2016-116.pdf

This fact sheet gives employers and workers information on age-related physical and mental changes that may affect older workers’ driving.

Source: NIOSH

Mar 30, 2018
Oil and Gas Employers: How to Prevent Fatigued Driving at Work

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2018-125/pdfs/2018-125.pdf

Oil and gas employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees. This fact sheet recommends strategies for employers to manage fatigued driving among their workers.

Source: NIOSH

Dec 27, 2017
ATSB Warns VFR Pilots About Flying in Conditions They're Not Trained For

https://ohsonline.com/articles/2017/12/22/atsb-warns-vfr-pilots.aspx?admgarea=news

A new report about a fatal 2016 helicopter crash "reflects an ongoing problem in aviation – some pilots are continuing to fly into conditions they are not equipped for and not trained for," the agency explained Dec. 18, as reported in Occupational Safety & Health.

Source: OH&S

Oct 02, 2017
Young Drivers in the Workplace: How Employers and Parents Can Help Keep Them Safe on the Road

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2017-207/pdfs/2017-207.pdf

This fact sheet gives information on workplace driving laws that are important to follow so that young drivers may gain work experience under the safest conditions possible.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 16, 2017
NIOSH Study Reveals Safety Issues in Long-haul Trucking Industry

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/updates/upd-12-11-15.html

New data from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) highlights a number of important safety issues facing long-haul truck drivers (LHTD) and their employers

Source: NIOSH

Jan 16, 2017
Safety & Health Involvement For Truckers

https://www.ohsushift.com/

SHIFT is conducting a research study of driver health and safety with funding from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Source: OHSU

Jan 16, 2017
Emergency Response Guidebooks

http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/outreach-training/erg

PHMSA's 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook provides first responders with a go-to manual to help deal with hazmat transportation accidents during the critical first 30 minutes.

Source: DOT

Jan 16, 2017
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department: ATVs

http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/ATV/Pages/index.aspx

The mission of the All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Program is to communicate information regarding off-highway vehicle riding opportunities, laws and rules, and to provide grant funding.

Source: Oregon Parks and Recreation

Jan 16, 2017
ATV Safety Institute

http://www.atvsafety.org/

The All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute® (ASI), a not-for-profit division of the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America® (SVIA), was formed in 1988 to implement an expanded national program of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety education and awareness.

Source: ASI

Jan 16, 2017
ATV Safety Information Center

https://www.cpsc.gov/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/ATV-Safety-Information-Center/

The ATV Safety Information Center is operated through the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Source: CPSC