The State Transit Fatigue Management Policy is a statement of its commitment to proactively measure, mitigate and manage the risks associated with fatigue for all employees.
State Transit has developed a Fatigue Management Program to mitigate the risks associated with fatigue within its operations.
Fatigue includes (but is not limited to):
- feeling sleepy, and
- feeling physically or mentally tired, weary or drowsy, and
- feeling exhausted or lacking energy, and
- behaving in a way that is consistent with paragraph (1), (2) or (3).
Fatigue may arise from both non-work and work related activities and can have an effect on an employee’s state of alertness with consequential impacts on employee work performance and well being.
State Transit is committed to the development and maintenance of documents describing how the organisation manages activities relating to fatigue.
As a minimum, the documentation will include detail relating to; factors that outline its fatigue management system, which includes details on:
- Scheduling and Rostering
- Readiness for Duty Fitness for work
- Fatigue Knowledge and Awareness
- Monitoring and Review of Compliance with Fatigue Management Requirements
- Records and Documentation
- Workplace Conditions
- Management Practices
- Operating Limits