Focus on Fatigue: Part 4 – Workplace Health and Safety

By |2017-08-10T12:00:52+00:00August 11th, 2017|Fatigue, Health, Lifestyle, Wellness|

Workplace Fatigue Fatigue in the workplace is a serious and growing problem for both employers and employees.  As we discussed in part 1, fatigue is caused by many factors. For example, feelings of tiredness or exhaustion, weakness, lack of energy, or reduced muscle strength and coordination. Fatigue can affect both physical and cognitive performance which can lead to emotional changes such as depression and irritability.  Any one of these can negatively impact worker safety and performance.  In part 2 of this series, we learned about the potential health consequences for fatigued individuals. This fatigue also contributes to workplace accidents and [...]