Promoting health at the workplace requires a holistic approach. Any initiatives should consider the worker’s private life, their working life, and the interaction between the two. Working conditions are known to influence the general health of workers; for example, sedentary work can contribute to obesity. Similarly, workers’ personal habits, attitudes and lifestyle choices affect their health and wellbeing, and also can have an impact on their work performance. Employers should make sure that drivers are fit for the job of driving for work and consider any health issues that could increase risk to workers and other and how these can be managed in the work context.
Useful Reference Material
Driving For Work - Driver Health Guidelines
Health Promotion in the Transport Sector
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