sleep deprivation


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

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

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

Mindfulness: Mental Health Awareness Week 2015

Mindfulness is the main topic of discussion for Mental Health Awareness Week 2015. The first Mental Health Awareness Week took place in 2000 and in the 15 years since then, the Mental Health Foundation has helped to generate public debates around the impact of anxiety, depression, sleep deprivation on how mental health. Read More



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