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A look at the health and wellbeing of Australia's FIFO workforce

A look at the health and wellbeing of Australia's FIFO workforce

Can you make 14, 12-hour consecutive shifts in a hot, dirty and isolated work environment attractive? How about a six-figure salary, meals, accommodation and every third week off with a plane ticket home? It’s a start, but what effects will such a demanding schedule have on a worker’s health and personal relationships?

The cost of fatigue

The cost of fatigue

Fatigue plays a large role in decreased production, and can increase the risk of a workplace accident or workplace injury occurring.

Why you need to address employee fatigue: part 3

Why you need to address employee fatigue: part 3

For the past couple of days we've looked at how fatigue impacts your workforce (poor concentration, slower reaction times, increased error rates and a number of health issues) and specifically how these impact your business. Now it's time to look at the causes and management of fatigue.