WORKPLACE HEALTH & SAFETY

Fatigue Management

Price: $50.00 (Incl. GST)

Course Overview

 

Fatigue is a very serious risk to health and safety the workplace. It reduces worker effectiveness and judgement, which can lead to an increased risk of workplace incidents. Fatigue can also have long term effects on the health of individuals if it is not properly managed.

This course targets workers in any organisation, focusing on defining fatigue and how it affects the human body. It provides information on the potential effects of fatigue in the workplace and then describes how fatigue can be effectively managed and eliminated, reducing safety risks to the worker, their colleagues and the organisation.

 

Key Content

 

  • Definition of fatigue;
  • Worker responsibilities;
  • Recognising the signs of fatigue;
  • Consequences of fatigue in the workplace;
  • Fatigue and health;
  • Causes of fatigue at work;
  • Causes of fatigue from lifestyle;
  • Reducing fatigue;
  • Sleep debts;
  • Managing stress;
  • Managing driver fatigue;
  • The impact of diet on fatigue.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

 

At the completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Define fatigue;
  • Recognise the signs and effects of fatigue;
  • Describe the causes of fatigue;
  • Understand the potential consequences of fatigue;
  • Manage the risk of fatigue;
  • Understand their responsibilities in regards to fatigue.