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NJ train operators screened for sleep disorders

November 10, 2017HME News Staff

HOBOKEN N.J. - NJ Transit has taken 44 train engineers out of service until they meet treatment requirements for sleep apnea, according to NJ Transit screened 373 engineers for sleep disorders. Out of those engineers, 57 were taken out of service until a full sleep study could be conducted: 13 were found not to have a sleep disorder. The National Transportation Safety Board has confirmed that an engineer operating the train that crashed Sept. 29, 2016, suffered from severe sleep apnea. One...

Sleep Apnea, transportation workers

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