Americans receive little education on the importance of sleep, sleep disorders and the consequences of fatigue, but you can help draw attention to this issue by sharing these infographics.
Circadian rhythm is the physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a 24-hour cycle. Disturbance of this cycle is a key risk factor for fatigue and can lead to depression, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Get the infographic.
Losing two hours of sleep has the same affect on driving as having three beers. You are three times more likely to be in a crash if you are fatigued. Drowsy driving puts you and everyone around you at risk. Get the infographic.
Safety incidents are 30% higher during night shifts. You also are at risk if you work an irregular shift, rotating schedule or long hours. All of these types of work schedules can upset your body clock. Get the infographic.