If professional drivers are the lifeblood of the trucking industry, then it’s essential to look after them – and it all starts with their physical and mental health. With its sedentary nature, lack of healthy food choices, and long, solitary hours, drivers suffer some of the highest rates of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, anxiety and depression than other occupations.  

What can be done to encourage driver health and wellbeing? Attend this session to: 

  • Understand how to build a business case around the importance of a “culture of wellness” and practical steps to accomplish this 
  • Acknowledge how driver health and safety are tightly interconnected, along with having a direct and indirect impact on productivity, morale, and retention 
  • Better understand the value in investing in current skilled drivers who may be on the verge of failing their upcoming DOT Recertification exams due to poor health outcomes (which can be corrected) 
  • Gain practical tips on how to analyze and implement company health and wellness opportunities that ultimately improve employee health outcomes and personal well-being