How to cope with sleep and fatigue
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.