Changing to daylight saving time cuts into sleep and increases workplace injuries.

  title={Changing to daylight saving time cuts into sleep and increases workplace injuries.},
  author={Christopher M. Barnes and David T. Wagner},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={94 5},
The authors examine the differential influence of time changes associated with Daylight Saving Time on sleep quantity and associated workplace injuries. In Study 1, the authors used a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health database of mining injuries for the years 1983-2006, and they found that in comparison with other days, on Mondays directly following the switch to Daylight Saving Time-in which 1 hr is lost-workers sustain more workplace injuries and injuries of greater… CONTINUE READING
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