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How to cope with sleep and fatigue

Man holding head and tired

This week’s episode of Talking Work and Health explores the effects of poor sleep and fatigue on employee health. A recent survey showed that nearly a quarter of the population are struggling with sleep during this pandemic, but the impact of fatigue on productivity and safety has been a longstanding workplace issue.   Liam Sloan and Dr Mark Simpson discuss how businesses can manage the effects of fatigue in the workplace, including: 

  • Famous examples of disasters in which sleep and fatigue have played a role
  • The impact of fatigue on employee performance and the cost to businesses
  • Work situations with heightened risks of employee fatigue
  • Identifying and avoiding sleep and fatigue issues in your workforce

Talking Work and Health is brought to you by Health Management, a Maximus UK company.

Hosted by Liam Sloan and Dr Mark Simpson. Produced by Anastasia Zawierucha. Executive produced and edited by Nick Hilton for Podot.