Planes and pagers, e-mail and Internet searches. We asked 22 safety and health professionals about life on the road and work at home. New assignments. Regrets and what keeps 'em going. Here's what they have to say. . .
One of the professionals contacted for this story returned a phone call on the day he was supposed to be flying to Mexico. "I was up at four this morning, rushed to the airport, got on the bus going to the terminal, then looked at my ticket and saw that the flight was for tomorrow. Damn," explains the consultant, who prefers to remain nameless.