Fatigue, Sleep Deprivation and Aging

November 5, 2010

I’ve always enjoyed waking up early. As a child, I woke up approximately 5:30-6:00AM. Hinting as to my age, I’d go down to the basement of our house where we had our TV / play room. I’d sit and stare at the TV, watching the signal pattern until the Star Spangled Banner was sung against the image of the American flag waving in the wind. The first program of the morning was “Modern Farmer.” Quite an appropriate program for a NYC kid in the concrete jungle! Anyway, I loved my morning quiet time to myself downstairs.
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Fatigue

November 5, 2010

Fatigue

A first word of warning to new technicians who underestimate the difficulty of pest control work is, “You’re not a pest control technician until you have survived the summer.”

In Southern California, we thought the summer was over until last week we experienced record temperatures over 100 degrees the 1st week of November!

Technicians are taught to:
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