Work stressors are the most common causes of poor sleep quality in workers, but they can reverse their sleep difficulties by increasing their physical activity levels, according to European researchers.
Employers need to put in place far more comprehensive management plans for handling mental health emergencies in FIFO workplaces, according to one of 18 recommendations from a major new study on the mental health of FIFO workers.
The case against an Uber driver charged with negligent driving occasioning death in Sydney raises a series of serious safety questions, including why no other entity has been held to account for the fatigue-related fatality, according to unions.
The Fair Work Commission has ordered an oil and gas producer to provide two unions with the terms of reference of an internal review into whether recent staff changes could affect its safety standards and increase workers' fatigue.
Keeping on top of all the safety duties in the Heavy Vehicle National Law should prove challenging in the coming months, with: WHS-style chain-of-responsibility laws starting soon; more amendments passing in the host state; the regulator flagging fatigue changes; and a commission vowing to entirely re-write the legislation.