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Fatigue Accidents and Injury Prevention

Fatigue kills more than 3000 Australians each year

Drowsiness due to fatigue causes almost 10,000 serious workplace injuries and more than 25,000 serious road crash injuries each year. Sleep and fatigue-induced incidents cost the Australian economy around $5 billion a year in lost productivity and healthcare costs.For industries with shift workers and high-risk operating environments, fatigue risk is being recognised as a major Work Health & Safety (WHS) concern.