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Helping older adult drivers prevent accidents

Helping older adult drivers prevent accidents

Older adult drivers contribute many positive attributes to daily driving tasks. Their accumulated driving experience, ability to think critically, and aptitude for controlling impulses and managing their emotions gives them a distinct advantage over younger, inexperienced drivers. In addition, older adult drivers are more willing to wear seat belts, tend to drive when conditions are safe – such as during daytime hours and in good weather, and have a lower incidence of impaired driving due to alcohol consumption. However, the…

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How to develop a safety culture in the workplace

How to develop a safety culture in the workplace

Workplace safety is a goal for everyone, but how do you develop a culture of safety at your organization? How do you get employees to share your vision of a safe workplace and then implement the steps needed to make it happen? A safety culture is an organization-wide, broad approach to safety management. It incorporates both individual and group efforts toward values, attitudes and goals put forth to make the workplace safer. Everyone from management to individual employees must be…

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