National Safety Council Highlights Growing Problem of Fatigue In Workplace

National Safety Council is Highlighting the Growing Problem of Fatigue in the Workplace

As part of National Safety Month, the National Safety Council is highlighting the growing problem of fatigue in the workplace. Research estimates that 13% of workplace injuries can be attributed to fatigue, and 43% of Americans admit they may be too tired to function safely at work. Please see the following resources for more information.

National Safety Council Resources:

Fatigue Safety Topics Page
– 5-Minute Safety Talk: Sleep Better: Work Better (English / Spanish)
– Poster: Fatigue-Reduce Your Risk (English / Spanish)
– Tip Sheet: Fight Fatigue Risks (English / Spanish)
Social Media Graphic (Fatigue)
– Related Safety+Health Articles:

OSHA and NIOSH Resources:

– OSHA Webpage: Long Work Hours, Extended or Irregular Shifts, and Worker Fatigue
– NIOSH Webpage: Work Schedules: Shift Work and Long Hours