Occupational Sleep Education
Occupational sleep education is becoming a more prevalent and useful tool which companies are utilizing. We are seeing occupational sleep education more so in the trucking industry and rightfully so, truck drivers with sleep apnea have up to a 7-fold increased risk of being involved in a motor vehicle crash, along with truck drivers sedentary lifestyle they are more prone to have OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) and there for require more occupational sleep education than others. Most industrial jobs have higher risk for employees prone to sleep apnea, Experts say shift workers are often hardest hit by sleep problems. Their biological clocks are confused, and when they try to get shuteye while the rest of the world is active, they can get disturbed by neighborhood noises, phone calls, kids at home, or a ringing doorbell. Overall occupational sleep education can do nothing but good for the workers of the company as well as the company themselves, the better educated the employee the safer the individual and industry around them. Aeroflow Industrial Clinics can help a company design a screening, testing, treatment and compliance management program for sleep disorders as part of occupation sleep education.