The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has developed and released a series of Coronavirus Covid-19 tip sheets for high-risk occupations and essential services and industries
We’ve put together some easy online resources to help you find the services you need daily while over the road.
With the current COVID-19 pandemic, everybody’s stress level is high. You worry about your health and your loved ones’ health. You can’t take sick leave. Trucking companies can’t close their doors, and the demand for freight is never-ending. All this, and not to mention the regular stressors of a trucker’s life, takes a toll on [...]
The National Post released this morning, "For the first time since the 9/11 attacks, the Canada-U.S. border will be closed to “non-essential” traffic, American president Donald Trump announced via tweet. Speaking in Ottawa Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump this morning, and they have agreed that both countries [...]
Let’s start 2020 with a commitment to health & wellness – both mental and physical!
The very nature of the trucking job is quite sedentary and staying healthy can be a big challenge for many drivers. Driving all day, sleeping in a truck, eating at rest stops and being away from home for long periods of time can all lead to an unhealthy lifestyle. Making a conscious effort to make [...]
Whether or not you are committed to growing facial hair this month or not, I think we can all agree that helping spread the word about men's health is important. Over the years, we have written quite a few articles about men's health, and more specifically, truck driver health because we want our fleet to [...]
These are horrifying stats! Those numbers mean truckers are shortening their life span. To make it worse - it's preventable.
Sitting behind the wheel of a big rig for extended periods of time, developing poor eating habits over the road, and difficult sleeping accommodations are often the cause of many ailments that affect truck drivers around the world. 5 Common Heath Issues We've put together some information on some of the common health issues faced [...]
Let's face it, nobody likes going to the doctor, especially if you're a truck driver. You're finally at home, with your family, the last thing you want to do is waste your time sitting in a waiting room for a checkup. But, is it a waste of time? How often is a regular checkup? If there's [...]