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Tired at Work: How Fatigue Affects our Bodies, a new NSC white paper, explains the causes of fatigue in the workplace and details the effects on workers' performance, safety and health.
Fatigue – the feelings of tiredness, reduced energy and increased effort needed to perform tasks – makes it difficult to think clearly and react quickly. In workplaces, fatigue decreases productivity and increases risk of injuries. While the signs may not be obvious, fatigue is a safety risk in the workplace, and nearly every worker in America is at risk.
Research has identified many causes of workplace-related fatigue, both biological and environmental.
Download the white paper to learn more.
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