Staying alert and safe on the night shift not only affects workers’ health, but the health and safety of the people around them.
Taking a power nap on a night shift can leave you feeling groggy. And eating a large meal can reduce your alertness. So, what's a tired shift worker to do to make it through the night?
Up to 30 per cent of young children suffer from sleep problems.
Children's sleep problems can affect not only their own wellbeing, but that of their parents. Helping parents manage these problems can also reduce their own risk of depression.
No, not that type of iron overload – haemochromatosis, when your body absorbs too much iron.
Feeling tired and out of energy? Talk to your GP about checking your iron level.
Nearly 60% of pilots say they know of colleagues who are tired at work.