Best Practices in Fatigue Management Promoting Safety and Wellness for Shift Workers

The American workweek has evolved into a medley of extended shifts, rotating shifts, and flexible schedules. Workers may experience physical, social and psychological stresses with shift work, and fatigue may contribute to increased injury rates in various industries. This presentation will help attendees understand and recognize the risks associated with shift work and will discuss specific measures to help employers and employees prevent or reduce fatigue and its potentially serious consequences.

Learning Objectives

  • Define shift work.
  • Describe two system strategies that may help to reduce the safety and health risks of shift work.
  • Describe three environmental changes that may help to reduce shift work safety and health risks.
  • List two ways an individual can improve his or her productivity and tolerance to shift work.


  • Webcast with 30 day access to archived recording for ANYTIME/ANYWHERE viewing
  • Slides from the session
  • 0.2 CEUs

*** SPECIAL OFFER ***Current members of ASSE's Health and Wellness Branch can get this webinar for just $60! Use the discount code emailed from ASSE's Manager of Practice Specialties. Missed the e-mail and need the code? E-mail Dan McNeill at to receive the discount code.

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Webinar Pricing

  • Member Price: $95.00
  • AIHA/ACHMM Price: $105.00 (PLEASE NOTE: When registering online, you must enter the following coupon code AIHA1911 for a $10.00 discount. Register online as a "Non-Member" and enter this coupon code into the field for "Registration Discount Code".)
  • List Price: $115.00

About the Speaker

Deb Fell-Carlson, RN, MSPH, COHN-S

Deb Fell-Carlson is the policyholder safety and wellness adviser for SAIF Corporation, a state-owned not-for-profit workers' compensation carrier. She is a certified occupational health nurse who is passionate about worker safety and well-being. She has served in a variety of safety and health leadership roles in healthcare and general industry over the years, including the military, having retired from the Army National Guard Army Nurse Corps in 2003 after 27 years of service. Most recently, Deb has had an active and visible leadership role in strategic efforts to help Oregon employers embrace an integrated approach to wellness and safety. Deb received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from South Dakota State University and her Master of Science in Public Health through Oregon State University.

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