Fatigue in the Workplace

How much sleep is too little? Too much? How does sleep impact your work performance?

Dive into the science of sleep to better understand what sleep does to your performance and your physical and mental health. Develop strategies to support a healthy sleep lifestyle, as you learn about the barriers to successful sleep habits and how you can best manage sleep to increase your quality of life. This course has been developed by the Faculty of Extension in partnership with Susan Sawatzky from In-Scope Solutions.

Who is this for?

Anyone interested in keeping up-to-date in the area of Occupational Health and Safety. Whether you’re brand-new to OHS, looking for ways to support your current OHS position, or starting a new role in management or HR, the courses in this series will provide you with introductory content on emerging OHS topics in Alberta.

What you will learn

This course will discuss:

  • How much sleep we need.
  • Impacts of fatigue on capabilities and functions.
  • Impacts of fatigue on health.
  • Anatomy and physiology of sleep.
  • The barriers to successful sleep habits.
  • Strategies to supporting a healthy sleep lifestyle.