ATRI to HOST ONLINE FORUM on National
TRUCK DRIVER INJURY AND HEALTH survey
VA ? On
May 16th, ATRI will host an online forum to provide
motor carriers the opportunity to provide input to the proposed
Survey of Truck Driver Injury and Health being conducted by the
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
survey is being designed to address several important questions
including the prevalence of health conditions and sleep disorders in
the truck driver population, the role of working conditions in
driver health, and the relationship between work activities and
offers the opportunity for the trucking industry to provide input to
the survey questions so that the focus is on the most important
driver health issues. Input is also needed to identify appropriate
locations for conducting the survey to ensure broad industry
critical that motor carriers participate in the design of this
survey so that the questions are useful to the industry in
addressing driver health,? said Scott Mugno, Managing Director of
Corporate Safety for FedEx Express.
carriers can simultaneously listen and watch the live ATRI-sponsored
webinar from any location in the U.S. that has internet and
register for the webinar, send an email to
and include the words ?H/W
the subject line.
National Survey of Truck Driver Injury and
Friday, May 16, 2008
2:00 pm EDT / 11:00 a.m. PDT
3:30 pm EDT / 12:30 p.m. PDT
include your company name and location in your email. Registration
is limited to motor carriers and will be on a first come, first
notices will be emailed within 48 hours of registration, and will
contain the web address, phone number, and other relevant
information for participation. For technical questions on the
webinar or special accommodations, contact Carla Schulz at (770)
432-0628 x 224.
ATRI is the trucking industry?s 501(c)(3) not-for-profit research
organization. It is engaged in critical research relating to
freight transportation?s essential role in maintaining a safe,
secure and efficient transportation system.