September 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
The Hadley device adds suspension adjustment capability and reduces cranking work for drivers.
Tags: Driver Health, Hadley Products, Landing Gear
June 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Deborah Lockridge
Fleets report they are losing drivers who can no longer re-certify to drive after health issues were uncovered under newer more stringent DOT physical procedures.
Tags: Driver Health, Driver Wellness, Driver Retention
April 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Rolf Lockwood
These days most of the innovations we see have to do with saving a buck, and we don’t often see one aimed at making drivers more comfortable. How about a custom-fitted truck seat that can be adjusted remotely by a medical professional?
Tags: Driver Health, Driver Comfort, Seats
March 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By David Cullen
Back pain is the bane of many whose jobs involve a lot of sitting at a desk or other work station. But that misery is compounded when the sitting is behind the wheel of a truck.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Driver Health, Fatigue
January 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Despite sleep apnea’s devastating impact on highway safety and personal well-being, truck drivers can be easily and affordably treated for this common medical condition.
Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Health, Fatigue
November 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Executives at several large long-haul fleets talk about their efforts to keep drivers healthy and happy through wellness programs in the final installment of HDT's Driver Dilemma series.
Tags: Driver Health, Driver Wellness, Driver Dilemma
August 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Getting in trouble with the law is pretty much the last thing on someone’s mind when starting a wellness program, right? But there are some legal issues to consider.
Tags: Driver Wellness, HNI, Driver Health
February 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jody Mathy, Senior Claims Consultant, HNI
There’s a simple way to avoid many worker’s compensation claims: Don’t put the wrong worker to work. The “wrong worker,” simply put, is anyone who is physically unable to perform essential job functions.
Tags: driver safety, Americans with Disabilities Act, Driver Fitness, Drivers, Driver Health
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Kate Harlow and Deborah Lockridge
Healthier employees also can help control the employer portion of healthcare costs. Since hiring only 100% healthy employees isn't a feasible option, many companies are looking at the benefits of an onsite medical care facility to help improve the health of their employees.
Tags: Insurance, Driver Health, Business, Healthcare Costs
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jodi Mathy, Senior Claims Consultant, HNI
The reclassification this summer by the American Medical Association of obesity as “a disease state” effectively declared that one-third of all Americans has a medical condition requiring treatment. The obesity classification will have a tremendous impact on health insurers and workers compensation insurers alike.
Tags: Drivers, Workers' Compensation, Driver Health
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