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Fatigue refers to the issues that arise from excessive working time or poorly designed shift patterns. Fatigue is a perceived state of ‘weariness’ caused by prolonged or intensive exertion. It results in slower reactions, reduced ability to process information, memory lapses, absent-minded slips, ‘losing the picture’, lack of attention etc. Fatigue can lead to errors and accidents, ill-health and injury, and reduced productivity.  It is often a root cause of major accidents


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Reference: Info HF 09/09
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Date added: 11/12/09 - 13:03:40


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