Fatigue Management Supervisor Training: Introduction to Fatigue Management

Useful for:  Managers, Supervisors, OHS Consultants, S&H Committees

This 1 day fatigue management training session is designed to educate management about the effects of shift work, overtime, and on-call practices with regard to performance, risk for errors or omissions, as well as health and safety costs.

Participants will learn practical fatigue management tools and strategies for implementation at the organizational level.

Topics include

  • Consequences of fatigue including risk for human error, safety and the corporate bottom line
  • Fatigue as it relates to physical work, mental work, and driving activities
  • Corporate factors that influence fatigue including shift design, work pace, environmental design, and job demands
  • Biological factors that influence fatigue including circadian rhythms
  • Personal factors that influence fatigue including the impact of age, sleep habits and disorders, medications and substance abuse
  • Fatigue impairment vs alcohol impairment
  • Analysis of shift schedules and overtime practices
  • Principles of fatigue risk assessment and control
  • Incorporating fatigue countermeasures
  • Legal liabilities and due diligence
  • Technology and fatigue detection

Learn how your organization can incorporate effective operational and preventative fatigue countermeasures. Contact us at 1-888-932-7955 or info@worksmart.ca.

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