The National Sleep Foundation has designated this week National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week and has provided some great resources on their website. These resources are designed to raise awareness and provide tips that you and your employees can use to stay safe while on the road.
Some of the statistics and research that was gathered includes:
Stay Safe On The Road This Holiday Season
As a safety supplier, we observe too often workers being distracted and hurting themselves or putting others at risk. At Arbill, we don’t just sell safety products. We dedicate ourselves to educating and protecting workers everyday so they are safe at work and return safely to their homes at the end of the day.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a total of 4,609 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2011. This equates to 3.5 fatalities per 100,000 full-time workers.