New Rules for Commercial Driver Medical Exams Get Going

More than a half-million trucking accidents occur on U.S. roadways every year, with tragic and irreversible consequences. A 2007 University of Utah study reports that in 2003 there were 517 fatal injuries in the U.S. trucking industry––nine percent of all occupational health fatalities that year. It also happens that commercial drivers––long haul, regional, local and refrigerator truck drivers, plus bus and other municipal drivers––are at greater risk for chronic diseases like cardiovascular, high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes than almost any other laborers.

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The NAOHP 2023 Occupational Health Benchmark Study delves into vital factors affecting service delivery. Covering compensation, quality, sales, marketing, and technology, it offers insights to enhance programs.