Fatigue is a significant contributor to workplace incidents, accidents and deaths in mining workplace accidents all over Australia.
AVELING’s Fatigue Management in the Mining Industry course will teach you how to identify fatigue hazards and provides strategies for managing these. This course is specifically designed to address and manage the unique issues present in the mining industry such as fly-in fly-out and shift work.
We also learn how to recognise the symptoms of fatigue and act upon them to minimise the likelihood of an incident.
- Understand and identify fatigue hazards in the mining industry
- Identify areas in the workplace which could cause fatigue
- Recognise how workplace fatigue can be managed in the mining industry
- Identify fatigue personal warning signs and take action to prevent fatigue causing an accident
Topic 1: What is fatigue, why must it be managed?
Section 1 – What is fatigue, why is it managed?
Section 2 – Why is sleep important?
Topic 2: The circadian rhythm
Section 1 – The circadian rhythm
Topic 3: Causes of fatigue and lifestyle factors
Section 1 – Getting enough sleep
Section 2 – Healthy lifestyle
Section 3 – Other factors which cause fatigue
Topic 4: Signs of fatigue and ways of managing it
Section 1 – Signs of fatigue
Section 2 – Rest options
Topic 5: Legislation and fatigue management plans
Section 1 – Employer responsibilities for minimising workplace fatigue
Section 2 – Areas which may cause fatigue
Section 3 – Writing a Fatigue Management Plan
Section 4 – Applying fatigue management strategies in your job
Employees, managers, contractors and subcontractors who work in the mining industry
A Certificate of Participation will be emailed at the end of the course.