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    Lunch & Learn: Fatigue & Worker Safety

    Date: November 26, 2024, 11:30am – 12:30pm
    SHRM Berks Chapter
    Virtual Via Zoom
    $13 Berks Chapter Members / $15 guests
    Event Type:
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    Fall/Winter Lunch & Learn 

    Session #2

    Fatigue & Worker Safety

    This webinar will bring awareness of the increasing concern of fatigue that affects a worker’s alertness, ability to think clearly, productivity and the increased risk of injury or death. Fatigue is a preventable workplace hazard. We will discuss risk management and solutions to prevent and mitigate fatigue in the workplace. Employers are in an ideal position to educate employees on how to avoid fatigue-related safety incidents.

    Following this presentation, attendees will be able to:

     • Identify the characteristics of physical and mental fatigue.

     • Understand the differences between fatigue and sleepiness.

    • Recognize what factors cause fatigue and the effects it has on a person.

    • Understand what actions employers and employees can take to minimize fatigue in the workplace.

    • Gain knowledge in what affects sleep and tricks to get a good night’s sleep.

    Speaker:  Juan Mayo, Health & Training Safety Specialist, PA Dept of Labor & Industry