Fatigue Risk Assessment

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Fatigue Risk Assessment

Fatigue is a recognised hazard in a variety of workplaces, particularly those that require their workforce to work extended hours or shift work. Where there is an identified fatigue risk there is a legislative obligation to assess and to control risks to as low as reasonably practicable.

We conduct Fatigue Risk Assessments in the following industries:

  • Utilities
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Agriculture
  • Rail
  • ...and more


  • Desktop Audit

    Desk top audit of current (and proposed) shift systems and procedures to ensure compliance with legislative requirements, codes of practice and/or guidelines in relation to risk minimization

  • Inform & Educate

    Introductory presentation to engage fatigue review team (management representative/s, WHS committee representatives)

  • Risk Assessment Workshop

    Facilitation of fatigue review workshop (including WHS committee representatives)

  • Report

    Finalisation of fatigue risk review report & recommendations with presentation to management.

  • Maximum work hour caps
  • Scheduled breaks
  • Work hour monitoring and alerts
  • Smoking
  • Nutrition
  • Alcohol
  • Physical Activity
  • Stress (Mental health)
  • Health surveillance
  • Obesity
  • Sleep
  • Home & social commitments
  • Task rotation
  • Self-pacing of work
  • Task sharing
  • Controlled work environments (e.g temp, respite areas)
  • Traffic division
  • Comprehensive fatigue training
  • Point-in-time fatigue self assessments (Check)
  • Warning alarms
  • Lane departure
  • Proximity sensors
  • Infra-red camera
  • Car pooling
  • Supervision or Buddying observations
  • Supervisor training

Risk Assessment Approach

Our Fatigue Risk Assessment utilises a comprehensive risk-based approach which complies with legislative responsibilities to provide for controlling risks associated with fatigue. It is a systematic, multilayer approach to:

  • Review work and non-work related fatigue hazards,
  • Analyse risk,
  • Identify current mitigation strategies,
  • Develop recommendation for additional controls; and
  • Develop a risk treatment plan, which subsequently used to guide the review of operational policy and procedures.

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Fatigue Management

Risk Assessment Platform

To ensure fatigue risk management processes are specified, implemented, monitored and verified against know guidance material Ethos Health has developed a Fatigue Risk Assessment platform. Organisations can use the platform to conduct their fatigue risk assessments with the support of one of our Fatigue Specialists.  

Fatigue Risk Assessment Platform
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