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
July 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
Trucking companies, drivers and the general public who shares the road with trucks would all benefit from an approach that treats truck driver health as an ongoing project rather than every-other-year paperwork – and the new National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners could be a step in that direction.
Tags: Drivers, Sleep Apnea, Driver Health, Fleet Safety Conference, Fit to Drive
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