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Company Shut Down because of Fatigued Driver Crash

An accident which happened on an American highway in January is an example of the consequences for driving while fatigued. One truck driver has lost his job and his employer has been shut down for safety violations stemming from the

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Benefits of Managing Workplace Fatigue

Although Fatigue Management plays an important role in the Road Freight Industry, the benefits of managing workplace fatigue apply to any business in any industry. Anyone can therefore benefit from the effects of properly managing fatigue especially at work and

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National Survey Reveals That 20% of Australians Suffer From Fatigue

The Sleep Health Foundation has published the results from its recently conducted national survey that found approximately 20 per cent of Australians are living with ongoing exhaustion and fatigue simply because they are not getting sufficient sleep on a regular

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Newcastle Bid to Overcome Fatigued Driving

The state government has planned to introduce a trial of a new method to reduce fatigued driving on the Newell Highway near Narrabri. The new initiative will help drivers determine in advance whether there is parking available for them at

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New Medical Technology offers Clues in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in particular seems to be becoming a more serious issue especially as modern society demands we work longer and longer hours and survive on less and less sleep and rest. Add to that the bad

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New Fatigue Management Screen helps Transport Companies Comply with Law

A new fatigue management screen has been launched which helps operators and drivers comply with the new Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL). The screen launched by Trimble Transport and Logistics ANZ aims to help members of the road transport industry

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Fatigue’s Effect on Blood Pressure increased during Strenuous Work

While the negative effects of fatigue on safety are fairly obvious there are also more long term effects that can wreak havoc on a person’s health and wellbeing which sometimes only take a backseat to the more immediate effects such

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Lifestyle Changes to Boost Energy and Fight Fatigue

Sometimes despite getting enough sleep some people still suffer from unexplained fatigue. According to experts most of these cases of “unexplained” tiredness are due to stress, a poor diet, disturbed sleep or other lifestyle factors which if addressed can be

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Importance of Managing Fatigue if your work Long hours or Shifts

Importance of Managing Fatigue if your work Long hours or Shifts A recent case of firefighters working on the Morwell mine fire has highlighted how dangerous it can be to work long hours and just how easily fatigue can creep

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The Role of a Good Diet in Fatigue Management

Many experts swear by the potential of a good diet to help people maintain their energy levels and fight fatigue. While the entire body’s health and normal functioning is benefited by a healthy, well-balanced diet in this post we look

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