Causes of Fatigue at Work
And How To Fight It!
Life is very demanding (no kidding, huh?) Trying to balance everything can sometimes leave your energy drained. When you experience fatigue, this can affect the choices you make at work. Any time a person is tired, they naturally want to do the easiest thing and sometimes this can result in unsafe behaviours just to get the job done. When you’re fatigued, you can also make errors in judgment because your mind may not be focused on the task at hand. Don’t put yourself at risk of injury just because you’re tired. Take steps to fight fatigue, and get at least 8 hours of sleep before coming to work. If you have difficulty falling asleep, try using the ear plugs, soft music or even a fan to block out any noise. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and cigarettes, as they can cause sleep disturbances.