DOT Concerned About Sleep Apnea


Why is Sleep Apnea Concerns DOT

The DOT and Federal Railroad Administration have been looking for input regarding sleep apnea. They are looking and the effects it has on commercial transportation. The collaborated efforts look to process and review the results, in order to see what effects Screening, Treating, and Evaluating have on workers. Sleep Apnea is a breathing disorder (usually chronic) that occurs while you sleep. It pauses your breathing for a short time, causing you to fall out of a deep sleep cycle. Resulting in a shallow cycle, with poor sleep. There are no laws involving sleep apnea at the moment.