Insomnia Costly for Employers

A national (U.S.) cross-sectional telephone survey of almost 5000 people with health insurance revealed insomnia of a year or longer significantly increased the chances of costly workplace accidents or mistakes. The average reported cost for these accidents was $8102, and $26,188 for errors. The authors estimated that 7.2% of workplace errors and/or accidents are due to insomnia.

PositiveTip: Suffering from insomnia? See your physician for evaluation and help.