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Stress & Fatigue Management

Course Aim
This course is designed to assist trainees on the subject of stress and fatigue management, the health and safety at work act requirements, workplace and non-workplace impacts as well as some helpful hints and tips for maintaining a good work life balance.

HSWA 2015 describes a hazard as something that;

  • Includes a person’s behaviour where that behaviour has the potential to cause death, injury, or illness to a person (whether or not that behaviour results from physical or mental fatigue, drugs, alcohol, traumatic shock, or another temporary condition that affects a person’s behaviour) 
  • exposure to any hazard, for example, a physical, biological, chemical, atmospheric, or psychological hazard

Course Overview
Theory lessons covering the following: 

  • The HSWA Act, an overview
  • The roles of workers and PCBU’s (Employers)
  • Types of stressors
  • Stress risk assessments
  • Stress management
  • Types of fatigue
  • Fatigue risk assessments
  • The body clock and fatigue effects
  • Fatigue management

NZQA Unit Standard               Non-unit standard based learning

Attendance Numbers              Minimum of 4, maximum of 14 per session

Course Duration                      Approx. 4 hours (can be combined with Bullying and Harassment course @ approx. 8 hours)

Course Location                      TBC

Course Cost                             $220+gst per person

Mileage                                   $85+gst to Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga and .95c+gst per km everywhere else


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