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Fatigue Science announces new funding from BDC to scale its predictive fatigue management platform for heavy industry

Fatigue Science, the global leader in predictive fatigue management technology, is pleased to announce that it has received a USD $1.0M investment from BDC Capital — one of Canada’s most prominent tech-industry and startup investors.
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Fatigue Science announces breakthrough integration with Fitbit smartwatches: ReadiWatch Clock Face enables wrist-based Fatigue Alerts for risk reduction in offline industrial environments

Fatigue Science, the global leader in providing human fatigue and performance predictive analytics and fatigue management information systems to heavy industry, military, and elite sports teams, is pleased to announce the launch of the ReadiWatch Clock Face on Fitbit devices as part of its Readi fatigue management platform.
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How to increase worker productivity and reduce unscheduled downtime with predictive fatigue management

Across heavy industry, awareness of fatigue risk is growing. In industries such as mining, oil & gas, and construction, worker fatigue regularly causes safety incidents. However, even when fatigue-related incidents don’t occur, fatigue poses significant challenges to worker productivity and unscheduled downtime.
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Sleep advice for industrial workers

Sleep affects every aspect of our lives. For an industrial worker, the stakes are even higher. Sleep interruptions cause fatigue, which impacts both safety and performance on the job during mission-critical tasks. In this article, you’ll learn about how the body’s circadian rhythm affects your sleep and gain some tips on how to sleep better when working in industrial environments.
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An expert look at how Fatigue Science keeps your data secure

In this article, we’ll look at how we managed to achieve this success, taking a closer look at Fatigue Science’s security practices in our delivery of Readi as a SaaS (Software as a Service) platform. We’ll answer some of the common questions related to the security of our underlying technology, the collection and transmission of data, and what additional security measures are taken to protect your data.
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From HSE to supervisors to workers: with predictive fatigue management, everyone has a role to play

Now, the era of predictive fatigue management technology is quickly changing this picture. With predictive technology, each member of an organization, from top to bottom, has a unique role to play in reducing fatigue. Everyone can now work to a common goal based on the same set of fatigue data.
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How to implement a proactive and data-driven worker fatigue risk management program

In this article, you’ll learn how to implement a proactive and data-driven worker fatigue risk management program that utilizes sleep science-based software and wearable technology to make fatigue visible within your workforce. And even better, you’ll see exactly where to allocate resources to have a focused and quantifiable fatigue risk management program.
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Circadian factors in workforce performance

An article published in Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews takes a comprehensive look at the science behind workplace fatigue. In the article, “Fatigue and its Management in the Workplace,” the authors look at the biological causes of fatigue, how the modern workplace affects these biological factors, and some of the effective ways to manage fatigue.
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Introducing the Fatigue Science 90-Day Pilot Program

When introducing a new initiative into a workforce, it’s important to prepare for feedback, change management, and policy development. With that in mind, Fatigue Science provides a 90-day Pilot Program to help implement Readi™ Enterprise Suite as part of your company’s approach to fatigue risk management.

Fatigue Science Customer Experience: Growing Sustainable Proven Value for Our Customers

It’s the role of the Customer Experience team at Fatigue Science to understand the needs of our enterprise customers and to work with them to achieve their goals.  Our customers want access to objective and actionable data for managing daily fatigue risks, as well as understanding the long term relationship between sleep and fatigue and their impact on their operations. The Customer Experience team not only helps customers roll out this technology site-wide, or company-wide, but we also help customize their data to make it configurable for their specific needs and requirements, and support them in achieving long-term health and safety benefits for their work force.  
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How Drivers Can Get Better Sleep and Prevent Fatigue

Sleep deprivation affects all aspects of life—appetite, strength, emotional stability, and memory. On the road, it’s more than a distraction. It can mean the difference between life and death. Drowsy drivers come from all occupations and walks of life. It’s a threat everyone faces at one time or another. You’re driving home from work after putting in extra hours or a child kept you up during the night and your eyes just won’t stay open. The reasons vary but the results are the same—dangerous driving.
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Correlation between risk and fatigue in the workplace

In the same way that machines need regular maintenance to continue at peak capacity, a human workforce needs restful sleep to do their best work. However, fatigue from a lack of sleep contributes to more than just poor work. A worker experiencing fatigue in their workplace presents a risk to themselves and their colleagues.
Fatigue Across the Transportation Industry | Fatigue Science
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Fatigue Across the Transportation Industry

In the transportation industry, many factors contribute to a high rate of fatigue among drivers. In this blog post, we’ll be looking at the risks associated with fatigue in the transportation industry, some of the common misconceptions about driving fatigued, and the solutions that can be implemented to help solve this issue.
Digging into Fatigue in Mining | Fatigue Science
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Digging into Fatigue in Mining

Across heavy industry, awareness of fatigue risk is growing. In industries such as construction, commercial trucking, and mining, fatigue is the single greatest cause of accidents. We’ll look at how the mining industry is affected by fatigue, and what steps the industry can take.
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Fatigue Science selected to participate in FEMA sponsored program to improve first responder wellness

Fatigue Science, a global leader in fatigue and readiness management technology, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the US Spine & Sport Foundation to participate in the implementation of a firefighter wellness initiative. The objective of the project, supported by $1.2M in funding from FEMA, is to implement an intervention-based regional wellness program for approximately 1,000 firefighters in its first phase.