PUBLISHED WORK

Reports and more

REPORT #4: USE OF MEDICATIONS FOLLOWING WORK-RELATED INJURY AND ILLNESS IN TRUCK DRIVERS

November, 2019

This report describes the prevalence, types and cost of medications prescribed to truck drivers following work-related injury.

REPORT #3: HEALTH CARE USE IN TRUCK DRIVERS

December, 2018

This report examines health care use after injury and illness in Victorian truck drivers. The study also describes four major patterns of health care use and describes predictors of health care.

REPORT #2: PROFILE OF WORK-RELATED INJURY AND DISEASE IN TRUCK DRIVERS

August, 2018

This report profiles work-related injury and disease in Australian truck drivers over a 12 year period

REPORT #1: WORK-RELATED INJURY AND ILLNESS IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR

April, 2018

This report describes the nature, extent and impact of work-related injury and disease in Australian transport and logistics workers.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM REPORT 4

November 2019

An infographic summarising the main findings of report #4.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM REPORTS 1-3

September 2019

An infographic summarising some of the findings of the Driving Health study

HIGHLIGHTS FROM REPORT #2

August, 2018

An infographic that describes the main findings from our second report.

Latest Publications:

Patterns of health service use following work‐related injury and illness in Australian truck drivers: A latent class analysis

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Work-related injury and illness among older truck drivers in Australia: A population based, retrospective cohort study

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REPORT #7: UNEVEN WEAR: HEALTH & WELLBEING OF PROFESSIONAL TRUCK DRIVERS

November, 2020

This report identifies factors influencing and promoting health and wellbeing for truck drivers from their perspectives and that of their family. 

REPORT #6: SURVEY OF THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS

November, 2020

This report describes the results from the Driving Health Online survey characterising the physical and mental health of Australian truck drivers and the factors impacting health and driving outcomes.

REPORT #5: ANALYSIS OF LIFE INSURANCE CLAIMS DATA

June, 2020

This report describes the major cause of death claims by Australian transport workers and investigates the trends in death claims over time using life insurance claim data.

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Driving Health is led by Monash University, supported by NHMRC Partnership Project grant number GNT1169395 and is co-funded by study partners TWU, Linfox and the Centre for Work Health and Safety