Stress and Fatigue, Their Impact on Health and Safety in the Workplace
Please refer to other publications on Stress and Fatigue.
This document is for occupational safety and health professionals in medical, safety, ergonomics and managerial roles. It provides a scientific overview of the various theories of stress and fatigue. It will allow reasonable and practical advice to be given to employers and employees and is accompanied by shorter, more practical documents that give useable 'rules of thumb'.
This publication remains current as a scientific summary of stress and fatigue.
Table of Contents
1. About this booklet
1.2 Defining stress and fatigue
1.3 The authors
2. Requirements of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992
3. The interrelationship between work, stress and fatigue
4. A suggested approach for the workplace
4.1 Managing stress
4.2 Managing fatigue
4.3 Assessing an employee's safety to carry on working
5. Additional information