Arlington, VA – Enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety rules differ by state, concealing the true safety record of carriers, according to a report from the American Transportation Research Institute.
Oxford, England – Drugs taken by shift workers to help them stay awake on the job or go to sleep after work offer few benefits, according to a study from the Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group.
Gladstone, MO – Bacterial toxins in hen houses can lead to airway irritation, inflammation and decreased lung function among workers in the egg industry, according to a report from the Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply.
Atlanta – Among workers younger than 55, employees in service and blue-collar jobs are more likely to report a history of coronary heart disease or stroke, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration, in partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, has implemented a safety reporting program intended to allow certain employees within the agency to raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation.