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NIOSH webinar to discuss aging workforce

Washington – The next webinar in NIOSH’s Total Worker Health series will provide an “overview of theory, research data, obstacles and potential solutions for addressing the challenges and opportunities posed by an aging workforce.”
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2016 State of Safety: Changing demographics

2016 State of Safety: Changing demographics

A greater number of older workers are staying on the job. How is workplace safety affected?
Older workers have a wealth of knowledge from their years of experience. But they also bring increased risk of on-the-job fatalities and severe injuries. In about six years, one-quarter of all U.S. workers will be 55 or older. What actions can safety professionals take now to ensure a safe workplace down the road? “This is the next frontier,” one safety pro says.
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