Sleep deprivation is an epidemic that is cascading out of control. How, as a station officer, do you handle crew members who are experiencing fatigue? What measures are in place to handle such situations where a crew is physically exhausted? These situations arise daily, however, little to no formal policy exists as to how to handle these issues. This program will explore unconventional ideologies on how to better prepare your department and staff to handle fatigue-related incidents and protect themselves and others from the harmful effects of this growing epidemic.