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Topic 1 – Fatigue, its causes and consequences

Section 1 – Dangers of fatigue
Section 2 – Effects of fatigue on performance
Section 3 – Recognising fatigue
Section 4 – Causes of driver fatigue
Section 5 – Factors that cause fatigue-related accidents
Section 6 – Consequences of not managing fatigue to employees
Section 7 – Consequences of not managing fatigue to organisations

Topic 2 – Fatigue management strategies

Section 1 – Managing fatigue: trip scheduling
Section 2 – Managing fatigue: administration
Section 3 – Driver fatigue management strategies
Section 4 – Assisting drivers to assess their sleep patterns and fitness for work
Section 5 – Lifestyle factors to manage fatigue

Topic 3 – Fatigue management laws and regulations

Section 1 – Fatigue management laws
Section 2 – Fatigue-Regulated Heavy Vehicles
Section 3 – Work and rest hour limits and licensing requirements
Section 4 – Responsibilities of employees, suppliers and subcontractors
Section 5 – Organisational Chain of Responsibility
Section 6 – WHS/OHS regulations
Section 7 – Fatigue Risk Management Systems
Section 8 – FRMS Control Factors

Topic 4 – Compliance and reporting

Section 1 – Monitoring work
Section 2 – Providing feedback on identified deficiencies
Section 3 – Identifying other areas of potential non-compliance
Section 4 – Internal audit reviews
Section 5 – Reporting procedure

Topic 5 – Training and competency

Section 1 – Providing training and learning opportunities
Section 2 – Identifying knowledge and skills gaps
Section 3 – Training resources
Section 4 – Evidence gathering and assessment
Section 5 – Determining competency
Section 6 – Training and assessment plans

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At a Glance

Course Cost

$150 (GST free)

Duration

6 to 8 hours

Delivery

Online

Intended for

Schedulers, vehicle dispatcher, consignor/consignor, operators, managers and other parties involved in the transport chain, also referred to as off-road parties, who operate heavy vehicles in Australia.

Certification

On successful completion participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for the Unit of Competency outlined above.

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