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Research Needs on CMV Driver Fatigue, Long-Term Health and Highway Safety
This report examines the relationship between hours of service regulations, acute fatigue and crash risk and assesses the extent to which chronic fatigue affected driver’s long-term health. The report calls for the collection of more comprehensive data and for the use of causal inferential techniques to better understand the role of acute and chronic fatigue in crash risk and driver health.
Safe Science: Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Chemical Research
This report examines the culture of safety in research institutions and makes recommendations for university leadership, laboratory researcher, and environmental health and safety professionals to support safety as a core value of their institutions. The report discusses ways to fulfill that commitment through prioritizing funding for safety equipment and training, as well as making safety an ongoing operational priority.
More coordinated planning and improvements to training and technology in mine safety operations could better prepare underground coal miners for escape, says a new report Improving Self-Escape from Underground Coal Mines.