Sleep and Workplace Safety

Why is sleep health important for Workplace Safety and Occupational Medicine? Did you know…

FACT: Fatigued workers are 70% more likely to be involved in workplace accidents.

FACT: Sleep-related fatigue costs business $150 billion a year in medical costs, absenteeism, workplace accidents, and lost productivity.

FACT: Presenteeism (attending work while sick), accidents, poor judgment and absenteeism due to poor sleep health all have direct impacts on corporate productivity.

FACT: 30% of US workers report nightly sleep durations of ≤ 6 hours, in contrast to 50 years ago when only 3% of the population reported such short sleep duration.

18 hours sustained wakefulness produces performance impairment = .05% BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration)
24 hours of wakefulness= .10% BAC (Dawson & Reid, 1997; Williamson & Feyer, 2000).

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How can this Sleep Health webinar benefit your Company and Employees?

– For Employers:
Lower health care and disability costs
Enhanced employee productivity
Reduced absenteeism
Reduced presenteeism
Decreased rates of illness and injuries
Improved employee morale
Increased organizational commitment and creation of a culture of health

– For Employees:
Increased well-being, self-image and self esteem
Improved coping skills with stress
Improved health status
Lower costs for acute health issues
Improved job satisfaction
Safer and more supportive work environment

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