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Minimising Worker Fatigue by Providing Shoe Insoles

Published 21 September 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesWorker fatigue

Construction work is often tiring and demanding on operatives physical wellbeing. The importance of healthy and comfortable feet is often overlooked; issues with the feet often develop into more serious problems such as backaches, headaches and knee problems. It is important to identify these problems and develop methods to minimise them. Below is an example of how sites have introduced insoles…


Recognising and Addressing the Issue of Worker Fatigue

Published 30 June 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesRest Worker fatigue

It is essential that the health and wellbeing of your workforce is taken into consideration and that your workers feel valued and well looked after. Site management should identify potential aspects that may negatively impact employees wellbeing or their ability to effectively perform tasks and implement measures to offset these. Below is an example of how a site ensured the wellbeing…


Technology to Monitor Welfare Management

Published 26 May 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesWorker fatigue

Every site should care for the health and wellbeing of the workforce. Sites should be aware of safety risks, work/ life balance and potential worker fatigue. It is in the best interest of the workforce to appropriately monitor safety aspects, to offset any potential hazards that may arise. Below is an example of a system that facilitates this: The ‘DataScope’…


Protecting Operatives from Heat Fatigue

Published 12 May 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesWeather protection Worker fatigue

Workers often face difficult working environments due to the various weather conditions in which they have to work. Consideration should be given to the conditions facing operatives and the measures that can be developed and implemented to counteract the impact of these environments. Such measures are vital to ensure the wellbeing of your workforce, and to offer the best protection during extreme weather…


Minimising Worker Fatigue

Published 30 October 2014 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator
CategoriesWorker fatigue

Worker fatigue and sleep deprivation can be potentially dangerous for the worker, other members of the workforce and the general public. Long working hours can cause fatigue and this has been linked to accidents on site. Examples of how site managers have helped to minimise worker fatigue include: Sites have developed a ‘Make it happen’ approach, which reported proactive activities and introduced them to…