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Dr. Michael J. Breus: Air Traffic Controllers Asleep on the Job... Still

3 years agoNews : Huffington Post

Shift workers of all types face challenges to getting enough sleep while managing long hours, overnight shifts, and changing schedules that fluctuate between day and night.
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For Discussion: Should Air Traffic Controllers Have Naps Scheduled Into Their Shift?

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Bossip (4 years ago)

The air traffic controllers’ union thinks they figured out how to solve the issue of controllers falling asleep on the job. And their proposed solution is to… have air traffic controllers sleep on the job? The union representing air... Read Post

Air traffic controllers working exhausting schedules, report finds

News : The Rundown News Blog (6 months ago)

WASHINGTON — Air traffic controllers are at greater risk for fatigue, errors and accidents because they work schedules known as “rattlers” that make it likely they’ll get little or no sleep before overnight shifts, according to a go... Read Post

Arianna Huffington: Sunday Roundup

News : Huffington Post (4 years ago)

This week, in the wake of reports of air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced that controllers will now get an extra hour of sleep between day and night shifts. But he insis... Read Post


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