A number of social and environmental trends have emerged in recent years which continue to impact on the industry. These include fatigue management, pressures to protect the environment and changes to occupational health and safety (WHS) responsibilities placing more responsibility to maintain WHS on everyone working in the industry. This has corresponded with continued and increased demands on safety training as an imperative for the industry and community at large.
This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge required to apply fatigue management strategies. This course is linked to the following unit of competency:
The course is conducted over a period of eight (8) hours and covers the following areas of fatigue management:
- * Potential causes of fatigue are monitored and action taken to minimise their effects in accordance with company procedures.
- * Personal warning signs of fatigue are recognised and necessary steps are taken in accordance with workplace procedures to ensure that effective work capability and alertness are maintained
- * Routes and schedules are assessed and planned to minimise fatigue
- * Factors which increase the risk of fatigue-related accidents and safety incidents are understood and minimised
- * Strategies to manage fatigue are implemented in accordance with company policy
- * Lifestyle choices are made which promote the effective long-term
- management of fatigue
- * Effective practices in combating fatigue are adopted and applied
- * Personal fatigue management strategies are communicated to other relevant people
- * Appropriate counter measures are planned to combat fatigue
On the successful completion of this course, the student will be issued with a Certificate of Participation.
A Statement of Attainment for TLIF2010A Apply fatigue management strategies can be issued after a 5 day period of the participant’s work diary is submitted, either prior to or post course. This provides evidence that the student has performed the required skills over a period of time, as required in the Critical Aspects of Evidence for the Unit of Competency.
On the successful completion of this course, the student meets applicable licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements of fatigue management regulations and codes of practice.
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