Fatigue is a workplace hazard, and it needs to be managed in the same way as other hazards. Fatigue can reduce:
the ability to make decisions
the ability to handle stress
productivity and performance
Hazards from fatigue can also result in increased errors in judgement.
Tips for employees At work:
vary work tasks so you stay alert
take regular breaks
tell your supervisor or manager if you’re feeling fatigued Outside of work:
Making sleep a priority
Improving the quality and quantity of your sleep; have a regular bed time routine, make sure your bedroom is dark, cool and comfortable; get treatment for sleep disorders
Choose what you eat and drink carefully: eat nutritious meals, drink plenty of water; minimize your caffeine and alcohol intake, etc.
G.O. Kwarteng Manager,
SHE AngloGold Ashanti