Sleep, Health and Wellness at Work: A Scoping Review

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Nov 6;14(11):1347. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14111347.


Many occupational factors may interfere with sleep. Sleep disturbances can, in turn, endanger the health and safety of workers. This rapid review of the literature identifies the main factors that alter the quantity and quality of sleep, indicates the effects these alterations have on the wellbeing of workers and suggests some health promotion measures.

Keywords: ageing; behavior; environmental risk; health promotion; lifestyle; occupational risk; sleep; sleep disorders; wellbeing; workplace.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Health Promotion
  • Humans
  • Occupational Health*
  • Sleep*
  • Workplace*