Fatigue Management










Fatigue Management for Frontline Personnel

Our passion is providing customised, engaging and effective training packages to address fatigue-related risks. Our standard training packages can also be tailored to suit the needs of your organisation or group. These courses are typically conducted on site by Fatigue Management & Sleep Solutions Australia expert trainers, can also be delivered using train-the-trainer or online delivery models as required.

This half-day on-site interactive workshop is designed for those personnel requiring comprehensive training into fatigue risk management. This includes ‘high risk’ personnel like those individuals engaged in shiftwork or undertaking safety critical operations (including driving), managers and supervisors of high risk workers, and safety personnel.

The training package is aligned with nationally recognised Units of Competency and is designed to be both educational and practical. The aim is to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to understand and minimise fatigue, to identify the early warning signs of fatigue, and to implement appropriate controls. It includes the following critical topics:


  • Fatigue basics: definition of fatigue; causes of fatigue; sleep, fatigue and the body clock; shiftwork
  • Consequences of fatigue
  • Recognising the signs of fatigue in yourself and others
  • Roles and responsibilities for managing fatigue, including duty of care
  • Organisational processes for managing fatigue
  • Individual processes for managing fatigue, including caffeine, napping, food and hydration
  • Safe commuting (can include FIFO and DIDO considerations)
  • Techniques for improving your sleep
  • Sleep disorders

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