sleep deprivation


Fatigue risk management: How to adjust my daily routines to improve sleep

It is estimated that 87% of the population are not thriving because work, lifestyle, and social activities are out of sync with the natural daily cycle of daytime and night time. Read More

Long working hours: ‘745,000 deaths are the tip of the iceberg’

The World Health Organization has recently drawn attention to research which estimated that 745,000 people died globally in 2016 due to health conditions (such as stroke and heart disease) associated with long working hours. Dr Nick Bell discusses the implications and the likelihood that this is a significant underestimation of the harm caused by long working hours. Read More

How the construction industry is recognising and tackling fatigue

Marcus de Guingand from Third Pillar of Health, explores some of the common findings in respect of fatigue in construction from conversations with industry professionals. He'll also delve into some of the consequences and look at how you can help reduce this hidden problem. Read More

Getting conditions right for people to thrive

ROSPA has highlighted fatigue and sleep management of one of the big safety issues going forward. Read More

Driver fatigue: ‘Make sleep part of risk management’ says specialist fleet broker

Specialist fleet broker talks on the benefits of adding fatigue to risk assessments as it is a factor that impacts majority of fleet operators. Read More

A lack of sleep can severely affect daily life, and work is no exception

We all know how difficult it is to work when we're tired but are you aware of the effects on others? Read More

Sleep deprivation: Counting the economic cost

According to a report, the US loses an equivalent of around 1.2 million working days a year due to insufficient sleep. The UK and Germany both lose just over 200,000 working days. Read More

Scientists warn of the health risks of getting too much sleep

Sleeping more than eight hours a night could increase the risk of premature death, according to a new study. Read More

Sleep deprivation: why a good night’s sleep is important for the wellbeing of workers

Sleep has never been more popular… Gone are the days when former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher boasted about being able Read More

Throwback Thursday: Shift work and health

In the May 1992 issue of SHP, Dr Keay Smith wrote the first of a two part article on shift Read More



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