Fatigue Management For Employees Awareness For All Industries

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Fatigue Management For Employees Awareness For All Industries Course

Fatigue Management For Employees Awareness For All Industries

Level: Introductory

Duration: 30 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

All too commonly, employees from all industries become fatigued on the job. Both physical and psychological factors can contribute to fatigue levels, including stress factors, muscle exertion, boredom, and more. With societal pressure to speed up, it has become easier than ever for workers, especially shift workers, to feel fatigued. When this happens, workplace accidents are also more likely to occur. In Fatigue Management for Employees Awareness for All Industries, course participants will receive effective fatigue management training to help keep themselves and their coworkers safe on the job.

NOTE: This course is based on the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1), USACE EM-385-1-1, and industry best practices.

In this course, participants will gain a general awareness of fatigue and its workplace effects. Since shift workers, or those who work outside of the 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. workday, are most susceptible to fatigue, it is presented in the context of shift work. However, the strategies discussed are applicable across schedules of all kinds. The following topics are addressed in this course:

  • Causes of fatigue, such as stress factors, chronic fatigue syndrome, and sleep disorders like sleep apnea
  • Effects of fatigue, including apathy, workplace accidents, and more
  • Shift work and its relationship to fatigue
  • OSHA fatigue policy
  • Effective coping strategies

Who is this Course for?

This course is intended for members of any industry that may be affected by fatigue, including the following fields and positions:

  • Construction
  • General industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing
  • Training supervisors or managers
  • Facility managers

Features & Benefits

Upon completion of Fatigue Management for Employees Awareness for All Industries, course participants will gain a better understanding of how fatigue is caused and its potential effects. They will also learn how to cope with fatigue when they feel it, allowing them to stay safe no matter their occupational field. This course is ideal for those with busy or irregular schedules, including shift workers.

In Person Training

Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.