Event Details

Understanding Fatigue: Causes, Consequences, and Controls

Start Date: 11/14/2017
End Date: 11/14/2017
Cost: $395.00
City: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Province/State: Alberta
Event Description: Being awake is not enough! It does not mean that we are performing as well as we could or should. Inadequate sleep results in fatigue impairment, leading to increases in human error as well as significant health & safety consequences including elevated risk for diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, certain cancers, even Alzheimer’s.

Understanding Fatigue: Causes, Consequences & Controls is a one-day workshop where you will learn:

-The science behind fatigue accumulation
-The neurobiology of sleep and sleep disorders
-Organizational hazards contributing to fatigue
-Personal factors contributing to fatigue
-The impact of fatigue and drowsiness on health, safety and performance
-Current and future legal liabilities, regulatory impacts and industry standards
-Personal strategies including sleep hygiene and other lifestyle modifiers
-Organizational strategies including tools and technologies to detect, monitor and intervene
Event Sponsor(s): SIX Safety Systems/workSMART Academy
Contact Person: Mike Harnett
Contact Phone: (604) 379-9124
Email: info@sixsafetysystems.com
Web Address: http://www.sixsafetysystems.com/page/understanding-fatigue-causes-consequences-and-controls-edmonton-november-14-2017