Safety and the Aging Workforce:
Posted On: Jul. 6, 2012 2:11 PM CST
How to make workplaces safe as demographics change
Demographic changes are set to have a huge impact on society as baby boomers enter their 50s and 60s. How that vast generation of workers born after World War II will affect everything from pensions to health care has long been discussed by policymakers, actuaries and others as they seek to ready workers and the rest of the society for the inevitable realities that will have to be faced when those workers retire. But what if those workers choose to continue working? This white paper discusses the issues that employers must address as their workforces age, outlines strategies to make workplaces safer for older workers, and gives examples of how some employers have successfully implemented those strategies. View a sample.