TITLE

CDC Addresses Safety of Older Drivers in the Workplace

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Professional Safety;Feb2014, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses data analyzed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) which reports that workers 65 years and older have the highest fatality rate in occupational fatalities related to highway transportation incidents as of 2014.
ACCESSION #
94248827

 

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