Occupational Health

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May 01, 2009
Occupational correlates of smoking among urban transit operators: A prospective study

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2254602

The purpose of this study is to investigate the contribution of occupational factors to smoking behavior over a ten year period among a multiethnic cohort of urban transit operators, while accounting for demographic factors and alcohol.

Source: NIH

Mar 01, 2009
Bus Drivers: Occupational stress and stress prevention

http://www.ilo.org/safework/info/publications/WCMS_250105/lang--en/index.htm

This paper prepared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) addresses stress and stress prevention among primarily bus drivers in metropolitan areas, although many of the recommendations made are also valid for rural, long- distance drivers.

Source: ILO