Health Impacts for Transit Drivers During Onboarding

Success & Health Impacts For Transit Drivers During Onboarding

The project is a cluster randomized controlled trial of an occupational health intervention for newly hired bus operators. Transit authorities will be randomized to intervention and usual practice conditions and new bus operators will be recruited to participate in a two year study. Intervention participants will complete a program designed to prevent weight gain while also supporting early adjustment and job success. Control participants will experience standard or usual practice working conditions.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - SHIFT Onboard Intervention

A 12-month onboarding process and social challenge supported with goal setting, computer-based training, self-monitoring, and group motivational interviewing.

SHIFT Onboard: Protecting New Transit Operators Against Safety and Health Hazards