Fit For Duty© - Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Screening
Fatigue Management Solutions has a complete turn key solution to support those employees who may have a sleep disorder such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
The National Sleep Foundation reports that sleep deprivation, not cancer or coronary illness, now constitutes the number 1 killer in the Western World.
It is estimated that 1/3 of the population will suffer from a sleep disorder during their lives while another 1/3 are dangerously sleep deprived. Experts claim that sleepiness is 'the smoking gun of the modern age' and fear that unless we radically shift our attitudes towards sleep we are heading towards a medical meltdown.
Establishing if your employees have a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea, is critical. Not only can an individuals health be adversely affected if it
goes un-treated, but the likelihood of a fatigue related accident greatly increases, putting not only themselves, but also their colleagues and the
community at risk.
Untreated OSA is known to contribute to serious fatigue related accidents and severe health consequences.
Due to interrupted sleep patterns, OSA suffers rarely have restorative sleep, manifesting in some of the following problems:
Treating OSA makes good economic sense
Our OSA program is the first in New Zealand to deliver a comprehensive workplace diagnosis and treatment intervention.
Our program delivers:
Talk to us about introducing this life saving program into your business.
If you are an Occupational Health Provider and would like to offer this service to your clients, please contact us for more information about our Fit For Duty© Partnership Program.