Should Tree Planters be Losing Sleep over Losing Sleep?

Sleep scientists say as a society we owe ourselves more sleep. Sleep debt is seen as a major threat to health and welfare. What effect is fatigue likely to have then in the workplace when silviculture planters work long days at an intense pace? Are workers getting enough sleep and does lack of a good night’s rest put us in jeopardy? Professional athletes are learning to manage sleep. Should workers do the same?

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