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Date PostedOctober 19, 2017

Worksafe NZ Reminds Us Of The Risks Of Sleep Deprivation

 Fatigue and sleep deprivation have numerous possible risks for workers and employers which is why WorkSafe New Zealand recently urged all workers to take stock of how much sleep they are actually getting.
Through its Chief Executive Nicole Rosie, WorkSafe New Zealand reminded workers to ensure they get enough sleep because fatigue and sleep deprivation can compromise safety and health, not only for the sleep deprived worker themselves but even others on the work site.
Rosie said with Daylight Saving it was a perfect time to check the amount of sleep we’re getting and ensure we’re healthy and safe at work by being well rested.
She highlighted that tired and fatigued people are 30 per cent more likely to have a workplace accident. This should be enough of an incentive for workers and businesses to manage fatigue and the associated risks.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/09/sleep-deprivation-compromise-work-safety-reminds-worksafe-nz-chief/#.WeSbxzC1vIU

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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