S.A.F.E sleep and fatigue education

5 Benefits of Getting A Good Sleep

Sleep is essential for good health. In fact, we need sleep to survive just like we need food and water and we spend about one-third of our life sleeping. Why is getting enough sleep important? 1 Sleep can boost your immune system. When you sleep well, your immune cells and proteins get the rest they…

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Living with Shiftwork

Our workshop Living With Shiftwork has been running since 1995. It has undergone multiple changes as science has evolved, measurable outcomes are utilised and shiftworkers themselves are taught how to deliver the session. To help bring this to your workplace we now have it available via ZOOM – and groups are kept small to facilitate…

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Sleep Kete for Health Professionals

Since being in lockdown I have been asked by a number of health professionals to provide in-service training. Recently I have delivered key information to Active + Rehabilitation Service and The Goodfellow Unit. The feedback has been, that many of you would like a tool kit to add to your kete so you can easily…

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What is Fatigue and Does it Matter?

Many industries rely on workers being physically and mentally alert however workplace fatigue is on the rise as people work longer hours often under increasingly difficult conditions and stress brought about by COVID-19. This article explores common causes of fatigue and offers key recommendations for managers and staff. What is fatigue? Fatigue is a state…

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International Forest Industry Safety and Technology Conference Webinar

This important new event brings together industry experts, senior managers, academics and stakeholders to showcase, examine and discuss the key aspects of modern shiftworking. Join them to get the best for workers and their managers involved in the 24/7 workforce in 2020. Be in the room to enjoy: New thinking in the struggle against workforce fatigue Policy & standard updates on employment laws Rostering techniques, tools, tips and tricks Health, safety and wellbeing updates from a healthcare and legal perspective Case studies of successful management of shiftworkers on high value projects Presentations from industry leaders about how they operate their 24/7 workforce This conference covers four important sections of content affecting shiftworkers in New Zealand: Legal compliance with health and safety Rostering, productivity and engagement Responding to fatigue in the workplace Delivering workplace education, support and engagement

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