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Carolyn Schur is a Sleep Expert and Speaker specializing in Shift Work Management, Conflict Resolution and Insomnia. Carolyn works with corporate clients and individuals offering education and sleep strategies to improve employee performance and personal quality of life. Contact Carolyn at 306-975-1114 / 1-866-975-1165

Excessive Overtime

The Saskatoon (Canada) Star Phoenix recently reported that two nurses working in the local health system were among the highest paid employees in the organization. They achieved this ranking by working not only the full-time hours associated with their regular position, but also enough overtime hours, at double pay, to constitute another full-time job. Though [...]

2018-05-25T03:47:02+00:00By |Fatigue, Healthcare|

Safe Winter Driving

National Safe Driving Week, Dec. 1 – 7, draws attention to the special circumstances involved with winter driving conditions. However, it is also an opportunity to think about all aspects of safe driving. One thing to consider is that in the winter, the interior of a vehicle is usually quite warm. Due to shorter days, [...]

2018-05-25T04:02:08+00:00By |Fatigue|

Device to Detect Driver Fatigue

ZZZ… News January 7, 2009 Though there is an ever-increasing awareness about the dangers of driving while sleepy or fatigued, there are few reliable strategies for maintaining driver alertness. While this is often a concern for those in the transportation industry, automakers are also taking the issue to heart. As reported in AutoWeek, Mercedes Benz [...]

2018-05-25T03:42:40+00:00By |Fatigue|

Fixing Sleep Problems

Every year the National Sleep Foundation commissions a study on some aspect of sleep. This year the study examined market data on sleep products and services. The total industry was estimated to be $23.7 billion a year. There are obviously a lot of people looking for better sleep and they are looking at many different [...]

2018-05-25T03:48:46+00:00By |Sleep / Sleep Disorders|