Struggling to Sleep following COVID?

When Jen Martin tested positive for COVID-19 in early February, she was surprised by just how unwell she felt. “I didn’t have a fever but I had very serious aches and pains, crazy lethargy, and a hacking cough,” she says. “I certainly felt...

RACV fined for fatigue related crash

RACV was convicted and fined $475,000 in the County Court on Thursday 16 December in relation to a fatigue related fatality where a sub-contracted roadside assist operator from YJ Auto Repairs died. The organisation plead guilty to a single charge of failing to take...

2021 World Sleep Championships

The flagship tournament of Earth’s hottest new sport, Sleep Racing, where the world’s best sleeper is crowned the World Sleep Champion. Over two weeks the world’s best sleepers will battle it out. After 60+ hours of intensely sleepy competition, your champion will be...

Paramedic fell asleep, jury told

A South Australian paramedic accused of causing the death of a patient he was transporting to hospital fell asleep at the wheel of the ambulance, causing the vehicle to roll, a jury has heard....

Contractor Renown Consultants fined £450k

Renown Consultants Limited has today been fined £450,000 alongside £300,000 in costs after being convicted under the Health and Safety at Work Act for failing to ensure that two of its workers were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely. Office of Rail and...

Lockdown could be messing with your body clock

Days spent inside under artificial lights during the lockdown may be messing with people’s circadian rhythms, leaving many feeling tired, moody, sluggish and jet-lagged. Body clocks are set by morning sunlight and evening darkness. Being stuck inside all day...