Shift Work

28 10, 2014

Sleep apnea contributed to deadly train derailment

2021-04-29T18:38:19+00:00October 28, 2014|Safety, Shift Work, Travel|

A new report from the National Transportation Safety Board concludes that sleep problems played a role in a deadly train derailment last December. The report is a reminder that drowsiness can be a safety threat for any form of travel. On Dec. 1, 2013, [...]

9 04, 2014

Sleep apnea, shift work a danger on the roads and rails

2021-04-29T18:37:15+00:00April 9, 2014|Safety, Shift Work, Sleep Apnea|

The engineer reported feeling “dazed and “almost like mesmerized” right before his train hit a sharp curve and careened off the tracks in December. Months later, an NTSB investigation suggests sleep disorders and poor quality sleep played a large role in the deadly New [...]

18 03, 2013

Women who work nightshift may have increased risk of ovarian cancer

2021-04-29T18:37:12+00:00March 18, 2013|Medical Conditions, Shift Work, Women|

A new study has found a link between working the night shift and ovarian cancer. The study, published in the March issue of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, included 1,101 women with the most common form of advanced ovarian cancer, 389 women with borderline ovarian [...]

5 11, 2012