The COVID-19 pandemic impacted industries across the globe, with e-commerce being no exception. In fact, e-commerce sales have soared, increasing by over 33% in 2020 and projecting to grow another 13% in 2021.
Driving while fatigued can be a common occurrence for long-haul truck drivers, and studies have shown it can be as problematic as driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Yet almost a third of people in a AAA survey said at least once in the prior month they had driven while so tired that they could barely keep their eyes open.
Over the past few months, I, along with some fellow Cority employees, had the opportunity to participate in a pilot with Fatigue Science to measure our sleep and fatigue levels. Fatigue Science combines wearable tech with biomathematical science from the U.S. Army Research Lab to offer unprecedented insight into sleep and fatigue.
Last month in Seattle the National Safety Council's Campbell Institute held a conference where one of the major topics was, "Fatigue: Managing the Hidden Risk." My question: What's so "hidden" about fatigue? Everyone you talk to in today's 24/7 wired world is fatigued, tired, beat. Just ask them.
When activity levels increase or people are exposed to extreme environments, water is lost more rapidly and needs to be replaced more frequently. Maintaining adequate hydration levels in the body can help avoid both acute and chronic health problems ranging from minor headaches to death.
Many people experience tightness and muscle tension after a full day on your feet. Anti-fatigue mats relieve muscle fatigue by stimulating blood circulation in legs with the support of an anti-fatigue mat beneath your feet.
Just about everywhere, workers must remain mindful of the weather to stay safe while working outdoors. For much of the U.S. and Canada, winter brings more than cold. Work environments present multiple challenges for individuals who must work outside.