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Course Description

Research tells us that fatigue is four times more likely to cause workplace impairment than drugs or alcohol, and that stress impacts overall worker well-being and work performance. Numerous strategies exist to help organizations mitigate these hazards and improve workplace environments. Gain an understanding of the science and workplace factors influencing stress and fatigue. Also, learn practical strategies to recognize and assess stress and fatigue risks in an organization, and more importantly, learn how to implement current best practices to effectively manage these hazards.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of how fatigue and stress impact worker safety and worker health.
  2. Describe physiological health and safety understandings and workplace factors in relation to fatigue and stress.
  3. Categorize and detail relevant information needed to assist workers in understanding and improving fatigue management and stress management competencies.
  4. Provide a comparative analysis of historical and current fatigue and stress mitigation strategies.
  5. Correctly identify specific components of a five level fatigue risk management plan and be able to provide specific examples of practices at each level.
  6. Detail key understandings of the main components of CSA Z1003-13 Psychological Health and Safety Standard
  7. Relate factors required to justify and implement successful fatigue and stress management strategies.
  8. Describe how a Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) and a Stress Management Strategy compare to and can integrate with other Safety Management Systems (SMS).

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
W, Th, F, Sa
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 26, 2020 to Feb 29, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required.
Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with course materials before your first class.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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