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Sleep is vital. We can’t live without it. For railroaders, good sleep improves safety and health, both on and off the job. Learn what helps or harms the quality and quantity of your sleep. Discover your daily patterns of alertness and sleepiness. Find out if it’s time to talk to your healthcare provider about your sleep.

 If you have a railroader in your life, this information is for you, too. Knowing more about sleep benefits everyone.

How Sleep Works

Sleep needs vary from person to person. How much sleep do you need?

Understand Your Body Clock

A clock in your brain makes you feel more alert or sleepy at some times of day than at others. It also controls how fast you can react.  

Your Sleep Toolkit

Chart your sleep, check your alertness, and take advantage of the Anonymous Sleep Disorders Screening Tool.