fatigue


How do you manage fatigue in the workplace?

Whether it is caused by a medical condition, working hours, shift patterns or personal circumstances, fatigue is a health and safety risk that can often be overlooked, but must be controlled by employers. Read More

Lorry drivers must not be driven to exhaustion by no deal Brexit, warns Unite

Long distance lorry drivers are expected to bear the brunt of any disruption that a no deal Brexit could create, which according to Unite’s warning, could lead to exhausted drivers which pose a threat to other road users. Read More

TfL must tackle bus driver exhaustion after 21% admit having to ‘fight sleepiness’ at the wheel

Trade Union Unite has urged TfL to take definitive action to tackle fatigue among London bus drivers, following the publication of a new report. Read More

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Fatigue is common amongst the population, but particularly among those working abnormal hours, and can arise from excessive working time or poorly designed shift patterns. It is also related to workload, in that workers are more easily fatigued if their work is machine-paced, complex or monotonous. Read More

Cigna creates campaign to minimise workplace stress

British employers are encouraged to take an active role in spotting stress in their employees, as it could help prevent early signs of mental health issues. Read More

What do ‘snowflakes’ and ‘baby boomers’ expect from their employers?

Nichola Ebbern, Associate Director at Capita, held a seminar focusing on how organisations can balance the mental and physical wellbeing of their employees. Read More

Getting conditions right for people to thrive

ROSPA has highlighted fatigue and sleep management of one of the big safety issues going forward. Read More

Clock ticking for TfL to act on bus workers’ fatigue says Unite

Unite, a British and Irish trade union, has demanded that Transport for London (TfL) finally acts to tackle bus drivers’ fatigue. Read More

Workers urged to maintain sleep patterns in Christmas party season

A leading expert has urged workers to maintain good sleep patterns during the festive season, as new research highlights the Read More

How the construction industry is recognising and tackling fatigue

Marcus de Guingand from Third Pillar of Health, explores some of the common findings in respect of fatigue in construction from conversations with industry professionals. He'll also delve into some of the consequences and look at how you can help reduce this hidden problem. Read More



Sign up to free email newsletters

Job Search

Search for health and safety jobs

Product and Services Search

Search for health and safety product and service suppliers

Downloads

Don’t be a statistic; Make your workplace safer, healthier and stronger

Sleep and fatigue: Director’s Briefing

Working at height: Employee Factsheet

Managing maintenance and contractors safely at factory shutdown time

Barbour download: Guide to working at height