Engineer’s Sleep Disorder Tied to Train Crash

A post-accident exam reveals that employee fatigue likely played a role in the Hoboken train crash. The engineer involved suffered from undiagnosed sleep apnea, a severe sleep disorder that can impair one’s ability to perform everyday tasks. Dr. Jordan Josephson, an otolaryngologist at Lenox Hill Hospital, discusses the severity of sleep apnea and how it might affect us at work.

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