Fatigue Risk Management in the Workplace

Understanding the need for a more detailed explanation and action plan of worker fatigue, the ACOEM created a task force and guidance statement addressing the issue and hazards associated with employee fatigue in the workplace.

According to the document, worker fatigue is a very real and dangerous condition in today’s workplace. The publication:

  • Defines fatigue
  • Highlights the risk of employee fatigue in the workplace
  • Briefly explores the science of sleep, the Circadian Rhythm, and fatigue
  • Emphasizes occupational risk exposure of shift work
  • Introduces and defines Fatigue Risk Management Systems
  • Offers strategic tips for implementing and sustaining a successful FRMS