Fatigue is the biggest threat to a person's safety

Kevin Jones

A new perspective on an established hazard

Not so long ago, it was considered a legitimate criticism to blame the individual for “doing the wrong thing” at work.  Depending on the type of worksite, this was considered “human error” or bloody stupid”. Fatigue is an interesting illustration of how occupational health and safety must cope with new perspectives on established hazards.  Australian OHS legislation operates on a responsibility to ma...

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Published 09 May, 2009