Six preconditions of Gordon Dupont’s Dirty Dozen are known to be positively impacted by healthy, restorative sleep, reports FusionHealth.
“Fatigue is a natural physiological reaction to prolonged physical and/or mental stress.” In working populations, accidents and errors caused by fatigued employees create high human and financial costs. As a result, companies who focus their resources on the root causes of worker fatigue find significant savings across many aspects of health, wellbeing and human performance. With approximately 45% of the US population reporting sleep problems each night, companies can reduce the occurrence and impact of fatigue by offering convenient access to sleep health professionals who can resolve sleep problems, sleep disorders and circadian rhythm misalignments that impact many shift workers.
FACT: Fatigued workers in the workplace are costing companies more than $18 billion a year in the U.S.