Excessive daytime sleepiness and risk of occupational injuries in non-shift daytime workers.

@article{Melamed2002ExcessiveDS,
  title={Excessive daytime sleepiness and risk of occupational injuries in non-shift daytime workers.},
  author={Samuel Melamed and Arie S Oksenberg},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={315-22}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES Only a few studies have examined the possible association between excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and risk of occupational injuries, and most of them were based on self-reports. This study tested this association in daytime workers using injury data taken from organizational archives. DESIGN A retrospective and prospective study. It covered injury occurrence during two years prior to a sleep disorder assessment/education procedure and injury occurrence in the following… CONTINUE READING