The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Firefighters and EMS Responders

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Firefighters and EMS Responders

International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)sleep

Final Report, June 2007, 104 pages, PDF file format

Social trends are toward a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year culture, and as a nation, we are sleeping less and attempting to accomplish more during our waking hours.  Nowhere are those trends more apparent than for fire fighters and EMS responders, who are charged with the immediate care of our 24/7 society.

Download the entire report here:  The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Fire Fighters and EMS Responders report (PDF, 2.3 MB)

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