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Sleep Deprivation’s Impact on Employee Productivity

April 18, 2017 / Corporate Wellness

With sleep loss costing the US $411 billion dollars annually and 76% of employees saying they feel tired many days of the week, we are in the crux of a sleep deprivation epidemic nationally. The importance of sleep for ourselves and our employees cannot be overstated – from influencing cognitive & physical performance, to protecting the immune system and influencing weight gain and aging.  In addition, sleep deprivation increases the risk of business loss. Some of the most widely known catastrophes are associated with lack of sleep, including Chernobyl, 3 Mile Island and Exxon Valdez. It’s also ranked 3rd among our member interests behind being active and eating well.

The great news? There is an opportunity for you to learn more about how to help your employees sleep better. Join me on April 26th at 2 p.m. EST for Wake up to the Impact of Sleep on Performance to learn more about the damaging effects sleep deprivation is having on your employees and your business and how you can start helping your workforce with easy, actionable steps to achieve a sound slumber. I will share key findings from my latest review of evidence based research on sleep deprivation and its impact on employee productivity, safety, and the bottom line.

In this webinar, I will teach you:

  • Why sleep is more important than ever for organizations
  • When sleep impacts employee resilience
  • What symptoms signal decreased resilience/psychological wellbeing
  • How wellbeing programs help in building a resilient culture

Register now to learn how you can start building a resilient culture. 

I look forward to you joining me on the 26th,

Dr. David Batman, MSc. MB.ChB. FFOM
Scientific Advisory Board Member
Virgin Pulse

Dr. David Batman is a member of the Science Advisory Board for Virgin Pulse Institute. He has been a medical practitioner for more than 40 years and a registered Specialist Occupational Health Consultant for the last 30 years. Before joining Virgin Pulse, he was GCC’s Chief Medical Officer. And previously, Head of Occupational Health and Safety for Nestlé in the UK and Ireland. His expertise covers risk assessments, health surveillance, return to work and rehabilitation procedures; he has a special interest in psychological health at work.



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