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The Globe and Mail: Helping companies track and optimize workers’ sleep schedules

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The Globe and Mail’s, Ivor Tossell, recently spoke with Fatigue Science CEO, Sean Kerklaan, about the work we do with organizations to help them understand and manage their employee fatigue risk and performance.

The engineers at Fatigue Science, a Vancouver firm that tracks and optimizes workers’ sleep schedules, chose a vivid way of framing the effects of fatigue on its subjects. Instead of displaying an essentially arbitrary unit of fatigue on graphs, it expresses its in a far more familiar context: Blood-alcohol level. After all, as CEO Sean Kerklaan explains, the effects of fatigue are actually very comparable to the effects of alcohol…

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