Longtime Sanford nurse says mandatory overtime may be putting employees, patients at risk
Nancy Buchl was tired when she left work at Sanford Hospital after being required to remain four hours past her 12-hour shift in the Family Birth Center.
So tired that she blames fatigue as the reason she ran a red light last fall on the drive home.
A fellow nurse, she said, wasn't so fortunate. After working a mandatory extended shift, that nurse was involved in an accident on her one-hour commute back home.
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