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Fatigue Management

Duration:
I hour
 
Fee: $100 pp +GST (or $50 when purchased with CoR)


For: 
Workers, supervisors and managers concerned with maintaining a healthy and safe workplace.

Course Overview:
The effects of fatigue represent a serious threat to safety at work. Its short term effects may place workers at risk of causing accidents, injuring themselves and those around them, while its long term effects can lead to serious health issues such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, anxiety and depression.  Elements covered in the session are listed below:

  • Fatigue – a definition
  • Recognising the signs of fatigue
  • Understanding the effects of fatigue
  • Risk assessments & control measures required to manage fatigue
  • How to design safe workplaces
  • Obligations under the WHS Act
  • Guidelines for managing workplace fatigue
  • Developing a fatigue checklist
  • Questions
Presenter:
Peter McWhinnie, Paragon Work Health Safety Member of Safety Institute of Australia)
Graduate Diploma of Organisational Safety Management (Uni SA), Cert IV in Transport, Warehousing and Logistics, Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety, Diploma of Quality Auditing, Nationally accredited workplace trainer and assessor (Cert IV TAE), Diploma of Business, Diploma of Management.
Experience: transport fleet manager, truck driver for MC, heavy machinery operator, parks and gardens maintenance, long term shift worker.