2014 Sleep Health & Safety Conference to Convene Leaders in Sleep Health, Safety & Fatigue Management


2014 Sleep Health & Safety Conference to Convene Leaders in Sleep Health, Safety & Fatigue Management

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Contact: Laura O’Dea
National Sleep Foundation
Phone: 571­388­5642
Email: [email protected]


2014 Sleep Health & Safety Conference to Convene Leaders in Sleep Health, Safety & Fatigue Management

 Annual Conference will be Held on November 7 th in Washington, DC


WASHINGTON, DC, August 20, 2014—The National Sleep Foundation presents the #1 platform for sleep health and safety best practices, November 7, 2014, when Sleep Health & Safety 2014 (www.SleepFoundation.org/SHS) comes to the Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209.

The event, now open for registration, will feature leaders at ExxonMobil, Southwest Airlines, NASA and more, all sharing state-of the art fatigue management and corporate wellness programs and practices. Patricia Horoho, LTG, Surgeon General of the United States Army, will give the opening keynote.

Conference Chair, Benjamin Gerson, MD, says, “Safety is of utmost concern for professions where shift schedules or stressful work conditions often impact the overall sleep and health of workers. Sleep Health & Safety 2014 brings together the top leaders and experts in sleep health and safety programs to assist organizations in implementing best practices for their employees.”

Attendees will hear insights into key trends in the sleep health and safety field as well as how to create, adopt and implement practices that will benefit their employees across a variety of industries. The event will also afford attendees the opportunity to network with sleep health and safety leaders from industries and professions such as public health, safety, occupational medicine, transportation, human resources, government and sleep research.

Sleep Health & Safety 2014 is a one-of-a-kind platform for industry representatives and workers to come together, on one platform, to address trends and new techniques that promote a corporate culture of health and safety, particularly through addressing sleep health,” says National Sleep Foundation CEO, David Cloud.

Discounts are available for early registration, through August 31st.



About the National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. It is well-known for its annual Sleep in America® poll. The Foundation is a charitable, educational and scientific not-for-profit organization located in Washington, DC. Its membership includes researchers and clinicians focused on sleep medicine, health professionals, patients, families affected by drowsy driving and more than 900 healthcare facilities. www.sleepfoundation.org