Employee Wellness – Canadian Employees lacking sleep

Are your employees alert? In their article “Almost a third of employees go to work tired: survey Benefits Canada has reported on The Conference Board of Canada’s report indicating that 27 per cent of Canadian employees report they feel tired most days or every day during the work week.

Lack of sleep can affect productivity and become a health and safety concern, but it can also impact employee wellness and judgement and decision making.

There are many causes of stress that may impact an employees sleep including work stress, home stress and health problems.

Providing information to employees promoting healthy sleep habits and wellness can help employees come to work with less fatigue and more energy. DOES YOUR COMPANY HAVE AN EAP [EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM]