November 8, 2011 | Barb Carr

Using FACT to Measure & Analyze Fatigue

There is now a global body of scientific evidence that shiftwork in the 24/7 workplace is a high risk occupational safety exposure, and that the development of Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS) has emerged as the internationally accepted standard for managing the inherent costs, risks and liabilities of shiftwork.

“Using FACT to Meaure & Analyze Fatigue” will be presented by Bill Sirois at the 2012 Global TapRooT® Summit, and will review the new ANSI standard for FRMS in refining and petrochemical industries, as well how the other industries as diverse as Aviation, Railroads, Mining and Utilities are implementing Corporate FRMS systems as a continuous improvement process. It will also provide examples of fatigue management tools that can provide the analytics needed to ensure the success of programs for optimizing shiftworker health, safety and quality of life.

Bill Sirois

Bill Sirois is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Circadian Technologies, a leading research, information and consulting firm specializing in reducing the costs, risks and liabilities of shiftwork and extended hours operations. Bill has a chemical engineering and ergonomics background, with more than three decades of operational management and consulting experience in the areas of health, safety, and productivity.

This session is part of the “Human Performance & Behavior Change” Summit track, but no matter what track you choose you can easily add this session to your schedule (learn how).

Join us at the 2012 Summit, Las Vegas, February 29 – March 2, 2011.

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