Thursday, November 10, 2005

ASSE Urges Employers to Make Accommodations for Aging Work Force

Preparing to accommodate an aging workforce ...

"The U.S. work force is getting grayer, and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is urging safety professionals to get ready.

"Businesses must act now to accommodate and provide a safer work environment for the aging worker, a valuable and experienced group, or their bottom line will be impacted negatively," ASSE President Jack Dobson Jr., CSP, says. "There are easy and economical ways to do this that in the long run will save time, increase output and contribute positively to the business."

As baby boomers – born between 1946 and 1964 – begin to retire over the next few years, the Department of Labor notes that the work force will shrink, as those born from 1965 to 1985 – a time with a declining birthrate – enter the work force."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

Baby Boomer Getting Ready. - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

Baby Boomer Getting Ready.

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