night shift drunk is actually a thing

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“Two factors with the most impact are fatigue and stress. There is strong scientific evidence linking fatigue and performance decrement making it a known risk factor in patient safety [6]. Prolonged work has been shown to produce the same deterioration in performance as a person with a blood alcohol level of 0.05 mmol/l, which would make it illegal to drive a car in many countries ”

http://www.who.int/patientsafety/education/curriculum/who_mc_topic-2.pdf

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