The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, estimates that 1 in 4 Americans in 2020 will be over 55.
The CDC has listed some strategies for employers to ensure they have an Age-Friendly Workplace to ensure safety, here are a few:
- Employee wellness programs (smoking cessation, meal planning, physical activity, on-site medical care)
- New technology training
- Manage hazards (noise, slip/trip and physical hazards)
- Ergonomic work environment
To see the full list of strategies for an Age-Friendy Workforce, click here.
Resources for Employers.