5 Other Disastrous Accidents Related To Sleep Deprivation | Huffington Post

5 Other Disastrous Accidents Related To Sleep Deprivation.

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Whether he was truly asleep at the wheel or just zoned out, Metro North train engineer William Rockefeller isn’t the only shift worker to find himself at the center of a fatal accident with reports of sleep deprivation. Regardless of the outcome of the investigation, the accident got us thinking about the many disasters that have a working corps suffering from a lack of sleep at the center.

Perhaps tragic accidents like this one — and the global catastrophes outlined below — can wake us up to the realities of skimping on sleep. The gravity of the following disasters — combined with the near-misses at Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Ohio and Peach Bottom Nuclear Reactor in Pennsylvania — should serve as a reminder to all of us that sleep is utterly crucial.

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