Fatigue Policy & Procedure
NZ's Health & Safety at Work Act 2015, requires employers to mitigate the risk of fatigue in the workplace. FRMS can help you to create your Fatigue Management policies and procedures.
We have found that one of the most overwhelming areas of risk mitigation for many companies is in regards to fatigue management. It need not be the case. The first step is to look at current practices and the needs of the business.
Policy and procedure to include:
Review of current Fatigue Management Policy and Procedures
Outline the purpose and scope of the policy
Specify who is responsible for the management of fatigue in the business
Provide Fatigue definitions
Reference regulations and legislations specific to your industry (for example the LTNZ 24089 rule)
References to Health & Safety at Work Act 2015
Maximum hours of work guidelines
Scheduling best practice
Training and education for both employees and families of workers
Reviewing and monitoring systems