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For many of us, the end-of-year festive season is a busy time, catching up with friends and family, indulging in over-eating and attempting to get some much needed quality sleep! However, despite possibly sleeping more than usual, holidays can still leave you feeling...

As 2018 draws to a close I wanted to send out a personal thank you. Along with the rest of the Integrated Safety Support team, I appreciate your ongoing interest in our work, which this year has again taken us far and wide to...

Tired or fatigued employees can have a significant effect in the workplace, reducing productivity through personal days, reduced hours and a general decline in efficiency while working. The solution is simple, and no, it does not involve drinking copious amounts of coffee. Studies have shown napping...

The national defence research agency of Singapore, DSO National Laboratories (DSO) have been busy developing a driver fatigue system. The system monitors fatigue by using an eye tracker and EEG (Electroencephalography) to detect sleep spindles - the sudden bursts of oscillatory brain activity...

By now, most of us have either moved in or out of daylight saving time (DST). For us here in Melbourne Australia, it signals the rapid decline into cold and dark winter, making us slightly jealous of our friends in the northern hemisphere!...

The Formula 1 is a race of skill, stamina and endurance, where drivers are behind the wheel of a race car for hours at a time with massive forces working against their bodies. Drivers are susceptible to both physical and mental fatigue, and...

On the morning of the 18th February 2016, a Canadian Pacific Railway freight train derailed 13 cars in Alyth Yard, Canada. The train was only moving 4 km/h at the time, resulting in no injuries. The investigation report published by the Transport Safety Board...

This week, Dr Adam Fletcher spoke to Ian Dunican, Director of Sleep4Performance and Researcher at the University of Western Australia (UWA), about all things sleep for on-call and standby workers. Adam and Ian also discussed the upcoming Fatigue Insider Seminar. There are strong parallels...

In the last two weeks we’ve received a series of requests for more information about our Fatigue Insider Seminar, which is taking place in Melbourne on the 30th of October. So, we decided to put this short (3-minute) video together: For more information about...

The Tour de France has finally come to an end, with the last few weeks being long and arduous for riders and fans alike. Unfortunately, this stage race has been plagued with doping issues, almost since its inception in 1903. Blood doping specifically,...

Fatigue is an ever present danger on many work sites. It can be a silent killer, as its symptoms are not always known to workers or their supervisors. Sadly, workforces that are not familiar with the effects of fatigue can be at significant risk....

It was  personally very enjoyable to be invited to be a guest speaker at Zurich’s recent road safety forum held in Melbourne and Sydney. Considering Zurich is Australia’s largest motor insurer, it was an honour to be approached and participate given the high quality...