August Safety Committee Meeting
National Sleep Foundation’s Best Slept Self® Framework: Sleep and Safety Considerations
Joseph Dzierzewski, PhD, Vice President of Research & Scientific Affairs at the National Sleep Foundation
This presentation will focus on two main topics: 1. The importance of healthy sleep for job safety, and 2. Concrete steps to achieve healthy sleep.
About National Sleep Foundation (NSF): National Sleep Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health and wellbeing through sleep education and advocacy. NSF has been a leader in sleep health for over 30 years and leads educational efforts, advocacy work, science and research, and public health, all focused on sleep health. More information about NSF can be found at our website, www.TheNSF.org.
About Joseph Dzierzewski, PhD: Dr. Dzierzewski is the Vice President of Research & Scientific Affairs at the National Sleep Foundation. In this role, he is charged with leading NSF’s scientific platform, which includes overseeing the development of NSF’s sleep health guidelines and sleep health research activities. He also serves as an NSF sleep expert for media and industry partnerships and engages in national advocacy efforts. Dr. Dzierzewski was previously a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University where he served as the Concentration Director for the Behavioral Medicine Program. Dr. Dzierzewski is a licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in behavioral sleep medicine.
2023 Safety Sponsor
Safety Committee meetings are a member benefit, and are held monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 8:30 a.m., in-person (breakfast provided) or virtually. Network with other safety peers, hear relevant guest speakers, listen and participate in roundtable discussions, get OSHA questions answered, and share best practices and experiences.
Please email Donna Dight to be placed on the mailing list for meeting notifications, agendas and Zoom links.