Will I wake up? A presentation on fatigue, showing innovative measures working with road safety partners to address the problem

This pilot project was a result of combining the resources of Police and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) in gathering current data, then formally notifying the Company Manager/Director of an employees driving offence while using a company vehicle, linking this to the employers responsibility under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and the "duty of care" provisions. The process involves filtering for repeat offenders and using Injury Prevention Consultant visiting risk industries to assist them with driver fatigue programs. The desired outcomes have included 1. identification/reduction in driver fatigue amongst commercial drivers; 2. improvement of awareness of fatigue as a crash factor; 3. encouragement of owners/operators/company executives to ensure meetings, timetables and other work have significant travel components and appropriate rest periods. (a) For the covering entry of this conference, please see ITRD abstract no. E215375.

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 01060814
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 0734525516
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Sep 10 2007 1:11PM