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Board offers sleep-screening guidelines for truck drivers

August 24, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The medical review board of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has offered guidelines on when to require testing for obstructive sleep apnea for truck drivers, according to Land Line Magazine. The board recommends mandatory screenings for truck drivers with a body mass index of 40 or above, with admitted fatigue or sleeping during wakeful periods; or for truck drivers who have been involved in a sleep-related motor vehicle accident. It also recommends mandatory screenings...

Recommendations, rulemaking, Sleep apnea screening, truck drivers


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