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Impairment: Fatigue in the Workplace

Publication Date: 
September 11 / 2018

Mental and/or physical exhaustion can cause fatigue and lead to unstable decision-making and poor body ergonomics.

Impairment (also known as unfit for duty/work) due to fatigue at any worksite can have severe consequences for not only the impaired worker, but also their co-workers, supervisor, and employer.