Tired workers are nothing new, but you’re in dreamland if you think having a sleepy staff isn’t a big problem for your business, reports Workforce magazine.
Whether it’s Huffington’s call for more shut-eye or the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declaring sleeplessness a “public health epidemic,” the issue of sleep has been getting a lot of attention lately. And employers should take note. A drowsy workforce is not only less productive but can drive up health care costs and accident rates, experts say. on U.S. workers.