Fatigue is quite common among agriculture workers. In addition to affecting productivity, fatigue reduces mental and physical alertness, impairs judgment, slows reaction time, and can increase employee’s risk-taking behavior. Operating or working near farm machinery and equipment is particularly dangerous for fatigued employees.
This course explains human fatigue, its health effects, and ways to manage employee fatigue in the workplace.
This session covers:
- Facts about fatigue and how it affects employee safety and performance
- Personal employee health and behavioral factors that contribute to fatigue
- Strategies to manage employee fatigue and maintain a safe, productive workforce