NJ TRANSIT: 44 Engineers Have Tested Positive For Sleep Apnea Since Last YearSince the deadly NJ TRANSIT crash in Hoboken last year, 44 of the transit agency’s engineers have tested positive for sleep apnea.
NTSB Reveals Engineers In LIRR, NJ TRANSIT Crashes Had Sleep ApneaThe National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday the similar circumstances of the crashes warranted combining findings and recommendations into a single special report.
Sleep Apnea Test Nixed For Truckers, Train EngineersU.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk.
Home Test Could Be Life-Changing For Apnea Sufferers And Their Sleep PartnersAre you tired all day? Maybe you're gaining weight, and your blood pressure is a little high -- your problem may be something called 'sleep apnea.'
Sleep Apnea Contributed To Actress Carrie Fisher's Death, Coroner SaysAmong the factors that contributed to Fisher's death was buildup of fatty tissue in the walls of her arteries, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said in a news release late Friday.
In Wake Of Deadly Accidents MTA To Test 20,000 Workers For Sleep ApneaOutgoing MTA boss Tom Prendergast said all railroad engineers, subway conductors, and bus and subway operators will be tested.
MTA Orders Expanded Screening For Sleep ApneaThe MTA is going farther than any transit agency in the country, ordering sleep apnea screenings for every commuter train and subway operator as well as every bus driver.
'No Excuses:' Schumer Calls For NTSB Safety Review, Sleep Apnea Testing Following LIRR CrashSenators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, along with Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, released a letter to the NTSB on Sunday.
12 NJ TRANSIT Workers Now Removed After Showing Signs Of Sleep ApneaTwelve NJ TRANSIT train operators have been pulled from service after they showed signs of sleep apnea, the transit agency said Thursday.
New Federal Guidelines Call For Train Operators To Be Tested For Sleep ApneaBefore someone takes the controls of a passenger train, they need to be tested for sleep apnea, and if they are diagnosed, they need to be treated.
NJ TRANSIT Will No Longer Allow Engineers Who Exhibit Symptoms Of Sleep Apnea To Operate TrainsNJ TRANSIT announced Monday that it is no longer allowing its engineers to operate trains while they are being treated for sleep apnea.
Attorney: NJ TRANSIT Engineer In Deadly Hoboken Crash Had Undiagnosed Sleep ApneaThe engineer of an NJ TRANSIT train that slammed into the Hoboken Terminal in September suffered from undiagnosed sleep apnea, the engineer's attorney said Wednesday.