The American Society of Safety Professionals Foundation Releases Fatigue Report

By Dr. Lora Cavuoto and Dr. Fadel Megahed, Occupational Health & Safety.

Fatigue is a hidden danger in the workplace, but now we've tackled the measurement and modeling of fatigue through wearable sensors, incorporating big data analytics and safety engineering. The researchers noted that ankles and feet, the lower back, and eyes were reported to be frequently affected body parts, and a lack of sleep, work stress, and shift schedules were leading selected causes for fatigue."

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