Work Injuries Spike After Daylight Saving Time Change

March 9, 2015

More injuries occurred on the Monday after the daylight saving time change than any other day according to injury data from the U.S. Department of Labor and Mine Safety and Health Administration.

The time switch resulted in U.S. workers getting 40 minutes less sleep, a 5.7 percent increase in workplace injuries and nearly 68 percent more workdays lost to injuries.

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