Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational & Environmental Health (RMCOEH) & The Division of Occupational & Environmental Health

The Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) serves as a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-supported education and research center, serving HHS Region 8 (which includes Utah, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado).

Our center is dedicated to protecting workers and their environment through interdisciplinary education, research, and service.


Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Thiese on his most recent study making the news!  Click on the links below to find out about the relationship between truck driver health and crash risk.  

Fleet Owner

These two factors are related to truck crashes by researchers don't know why

KSL Radio

Newly identified risk factors for semi truck crashes


Medical News Today

Crash risk: Lifestyle, occupational factors that may put truck drivers in danger


Claims Journal

Lifestyle, Occupational Factors Increase Crash Risks for Truck Drivers

Health Factors Put Truck Drivers At Increased Risk


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