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The Health Risks of Long-Distance Trucking

Summary

This is the final report of the first phase of a project which aims to enrich the understanding of factors underlying the health risks of long-distance trucking. The project explicitly departs from previous methodologies in (a) interviewing truck-drivers personally and at length rather than by postal questionnnaire (b) extending the analysis of health risks to the families of truck-drivers. It takes as the target of analysis the lifestyle of truck-driving as opposed to the job.

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Type: Research and Analysis Report
Sub Type: Grant
Author(s): Abbott, Woodward, Moller & Arblaster
Topics: Heavy vehicle, Risk
Publication Date: 01/01/92

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Last Updated: 6 May, 2013