This course provides examples of real life situations to help gain a solid foundation of knowledge and understanding of fatigue risks and how to manage them. Basic Fatigue Management (BFM) scheme work/rest hours are applied to workplace situations.
AVELING provides two options for completing your course. This is the General Awareness Course:
- For those who do not require the Nationally Recognised course
- Designed for drivers or operators who don’t require the Nationally Recognised course, have previously done fatigue management training or those who want to refresh their knowledge about this subject.
If you’re looking for the Nationally Recognised Course, click here.
You can also take a look at our course demo
- Recognise factors and lifestyle choices which will affect fatigue
- Identify signs of fatigue and personal early warning signs
- Take steps to ensure effective work capability and alertness are maintained
- Effectively with others to implement and apply fatigue management strategies
Topic 1 – What is fatigue, why must it be managed?
Section 1 – What is fatigue, why must it be managed?
Section 2 – Why is sleep important?
Section 3 – Effects of fatigue and personal early warning signs
Topic 2 – Causes of fatigue, how to manage it
Section 1 – The body clock
Section 2 – Healthy lifestyle
Section 3 – Life factors and work factors
Section 4 – Drugs, alcohol and stimulants
Section 5 – Medical fitness and sleep disorders
Topic 3 – Fatigue management laws
Section 1 – Fatigue management laws
Section 2 – Taking reasonable steps to manage fatigue
Section 3 – Duties to prevent driver fatigue
Section 4 – Fitness for work
Section 5 – Penalties
Topic 4 – Record keeping and work diaries
Section 1 – Using a work diary
Section 2 – Legislative requirements when using work diaries
Topic 5 – Fatigue management strategies
Section 1 – Fatigue management policies, procedures and scheduling
Section 2 – Staying alert on the road
Section 3 – Signs of fatigue
Section 4 – Rest options
Section 5 – Alcohol and drugs
Topic 6 – Work times
Section 1 – Planning routes and schedules to minimise fatigue
Section 2 – Standard hours and Advanced Fatigue Management
Section 3 – Basic Fatigue Management (BFM)
Section 4 – The 36 hour rule
Section 5 – Two-up driving
Topic 7 – Applying fatigue management strategies
Section 1 – Applying fatigue management strategies scenario