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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

May 01, 2013
Advancing Workplace Health Protection and Promotion for an Aging Workforce

http://journals.lww.com/joem/Fulltext/2013/05000/Advancing_Workplace_Health_Protection_and.6.aspx?goback=.gde_4473829_member_242882079#

Objective: To explore issues related to the aging workforce, including barriers to integrating health protection and promotion programs, and provide recommendations for best practices to maximize contributions by aging workers.

Source: JOEM

Jan 01, 2010
Healthy Aging for Workers, Anticipating the Needs of an Increasingly Aging Workforce, National Labor College, Silver Spring MD, February 17-18, 2009

http://www.aoecdata.org/AoecVideos.aspx

This page provides access to video highlights and presentations from the February 2009 Aging Workforce in Silver Spring, MD.

Source: AOEC

Dec 01, 2009
Designing the Age Friend Workplace

http://www.agefriendlyworkplace.org/

The University of Washington and the Department of Labor & Industries have developed a workshop to help Washington State employers, unions, and organizations prepare for the aging workforce.

Source: UW

Dec 01, 2009
Ivey Business Journal: Accommodating older workers’ needs for flexible work options

http://iveybusinessjournal.com/publication/accommodating-older-workers-needs-for-flexible-work-options/

By Kathleen Christensen and Marcie-Pitt Catsouphes - Reprint # 9B05TD02 IVEY MANAGEMENT SERVICES, July/August 2005.

Source: Ivey Business Journal

Dec 01, 2009
Healthy Aging for a Sustainable Workforce

http://www.elcosh.org/en/document/1032/d000987/healthy-aging-for-a-sustainable-workforce.html

A report from the February 2009 Healthy Aging for Workers conference promotes a focus on workplace environments to maintain work ability as employees age, along with legislative fixes and research to fill in knowledge gaps for keeping workers healthy and productive.

Source: eLCOSH

Dec 01, 2009
Aging Populations and Work lunch group summary - Oregon's Workplace Health and Safety: Looking Forward to 2020 (PDF)

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/outreach/upload/Aging-work-session-4.pdf

These session notes from “Oregon’s Workplace Health and Safety: Looking Forward to 2020” presented by CROET and Oregon OSHA on September 23, 2009, summarize discussions from the Aging Work Session.

Source: Occupational Health Sciences

Nov 01, 2009
Workforce Diversity and Risk Assessment: Ensuring everyone is covered

http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/reports/TE7809894ENC/view

The main aim of this report is to describe why and how risk assessment can and should cover the whole workforce, and to increase awareness among those responsible for and affected by health and safety at work about the importance of assessing the risks of ALL workers.

Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work