Many organizations are looking to older workers and retirees as a way to bridge the employment gap. It is important to keep these employers safe and productive. To start, customize a workplace safety program that addresses issues such new technology and ergonomics. Align training programs with the learning preferences of older workers (e.g., on-the-job or in-person training versus online programs). Give older workers an opportunity to share their life/work experiences by letting them train younger workers or help younger supervisors better understand how to manage older employees. Ensure that older workers are up to the job’s physical demands; and consider safety tools such as job rotations. In the long run, it makes sense to promote an age-diverse business culture that recognizes and appreciates older workers. Read the full article.