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E111 - The Sleepy Employee


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First 100 Words
Studies show that a poor night’s rest negatively affects job performance in a number of ways, including

  • Poor judgment
  • Decreased productivity
  • Difficulty learning and retaining information
  • Difficulty processing complex information
  • Delayed reaction time
  • Irritability
  • Impatience
  • Negativity
  • Fatigue
  • Decreased concentration
  • Diminished self-control
  • Poor reflexes
  • Tardiness
  • Falling asleep on the job

Sleeplessness can also be a serious safety issue. Those who work with heavy equipment have a significantly increased risk of workplace accidents when they arrive at work tired. Commuters are also at risk. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drowsy driving is responsible for 1,550 deaths and 71,000 injuries per year . . .

When To Use
Why sleep matters, impact of sleeplessness, sleep and your health, how much sleep do you need, getting a better night’s rest, habits that support and don’t support restful sleep.

How to Use
General education, counseling sessions, health lobby displays.