To increase the likelihood that your 24/7 workforce will care more about getting appropriate sleep before work, and change their lives to do so, jump into their shoes and figure out how you would like to be treated in those shoes…and then, treat your workers that way.Continue reading →
If you are developing a controlled rest procedure, here are 3 rules to keep in mind.
Rule 1: Some sleep is better than no sleep.
Rule 2: The second rule is that more sleep is always better.
Rule 3: The last rule is that sleep inertia needs to dissipate before a napper can be re-engaged in safety critical activities.
Fatigue countermeasures are strategies that can be used to fight fatigue that takes hold during duty. They should not be used routinely to keep pilots, mariners or train engineers and conductors alert and safe. Instead, fatigue prevention strategies should be the mainstay for alertness and safety. If people are routinely napping on the job, then they are too fatigued probably because the fatigue prevention strategies are failing.Continue reading →
Article lists benefits of napping and 7 steps to a better nap.Continue reading →