Get your staff performing at their best!

Shiftwork Services provide entertaining and interactive workshops that will motivate and educate your staff around sleeping well, keeping active, eating well and maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle. This includes designing best practice rosters.

 

Living with Shiftwork

This course provides vital information around managing shiftwork and fatigue. We will also teach your teams the 4 Pillars of Shiftwork Success®.  Our most popular course, Living with Shiftwork has been completed by over 12,000 shiftworkers.  

Outline:

  • Why is shiftwork different to day work?
  • The role of sleep in managing shiftwork fatigue
  • Alertness strategies – facts, practicalities and do they stand up in a court of law?
  • Developing work life balance including eating well for shiftwork, keeping active and finding time for leisure and family
  • Using the 4 Pillars of Shiftwork Success® 
Roster Design – Balancing business needs with safety concerns and personal preferences 
Outline:
  • Introduction to key components of a quality roster
  • Review of fatigue management – business responsibilities and staff responsibilities
  • A bio- mathematical approach to assessing hours of work
  • Pros and cons of roster patterns including length and timing of shifts
  • Task risks and implications of roster pattern
  • A stress free approach to implementing, piloting and evaluating a roster
  • Round table discussion and action plan

Fatigue Matters / Driver Fatigue

This workshop explains the theory of fatigue, causes of fatigue and ways the individual can mange fatigue.

Outline:

  • What is fatigue and why does it matter?
  • How to measure fatigue
  • Ways of reducing fatigue including the role of sleep, napping and using the seven senses
  • Understanding the impact of actual hours of work on fatigue levels using a bio-mathematical approach.  

Getting A Good Sleep

Sleep is fundamental to physical and mental health – yet many of us just don’t get enough sleep. This workshop explores the value of a good sleep, common barriers to getting the sleep we need and provides a formula to develop a personal sleep plan.

Outline:

  • What is sleep and why do we need it
  • Three benefits of a good sleep
  • Common sleeping disorders and what to do about them
  • Getting a good sleep using The Universal Sleep Formula®

4 Ways to Improve Your Ability to Pay Attention

This session is ideal for workers who need to sustain attention for their own safety or the safety of others. It covers the neuroscience of attention and ways the individual can sustain attention and improve their capacity to pay attention.

Outline:

  • Introduction to the brain and a model of attention
  • The role of sleep, body clock and napping on attention and information processing
  • Using the 7 senses to develop a sensory menu to help keep calm and focused at the same time
  • Can diet improve attention span?
  • How your level of interest and engagement affects attention and outcomes

Fatigue Risk Management Systems

How to set up a Fatigue Risk Management System to reduce fatigue risk, improve safety and performance and measure key performance indicators.

Outline:

  • What managers need to know about fatigue risk
  • Assessing fatigue risk using a risk engineering framework
  • Using a bio-mathematical approach to assess actual hours of work and rostered hours of work
  • Fatigue management policy considerations – beyond compliance  

Peer Support

Peer support is a non-clinical intervention for people experiencing any type of difficulty. This session explores ways this model can be used to help staff manage sleep and fatigue. See also information about Train The Trainer.

Outline:

  • What is a peer support system?
  • Components of a peer support system
  • What staff need to know about sleep and fatigue
  • How staff can be involved with sleep and fatigue education.   

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