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Document ID (ISN)110607
CIS number 10-0268
ISSN - Serial title 1433-7800 - Faktor Arbeitsschutz
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Zulley J.
Title Healthy sleep equals healthy work?
Original title Gesunder Schalf gleich gesunde Arbeit? [in German]
Bibliographic information 2010, No.2, p.6-8. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract Sleep is considered in our performance society as a waste of time but it is nevertheless the basis of professional performance. This article on the effects of sleep disturbances on worker's health discusses the influence of biological rhythms on sleep and the importance of midday sleep or break during a workday to prevent accidents due to fatigue. It also explains what to do at the workplace to keep awake and fit.
Descriptors (primary) work efficiency; biological rhythms; sleep disturbances
Descriptors (secondary) workbreaks; workplace design
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics