The Cost of Poor Sleep: Workplace Productivity Loss and Associated Costs

  title={The Cost of Poor Sleep: Workplace Productivity Loss and Associated Costs},
  author={M. Rosekind and K. Gregory and M. Mallis and Summer L. Brandt and B. Seal and D. Lerner},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  • M. Rosekind, K. Gregory, +3 authors D. Lerner
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Objective: To assess the impact of sleep disturbances on work performance/productivity. Methods: Employees (N = 4188) at four US corporations were surveyed about sleep patterns and completed the Work Limitations Questionnaire. Respondents were classified into four categories: insomnia, insufficient sleep syndrome, at-risk, and good sleep. Employer costs related to productivity changes were estimated through the Work Limitations Questionnaire. Performance/productivity, safety, and treatment… CONTINUE READING
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