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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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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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Fatigue at Santa's Workshop

Everyone at Fatigue Science would like to wish you a safe holiday season, and in Santa’s own words, “Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!”
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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.
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A Look at the Keynotes of World Sleep 2019

This year, the World Sleep Congress took place from September 20th – 25th in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Fatigue Science was in attendance to unveil the new Readi application, and with Vancouver being our home city, the occasion was made even more special.
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Product Overview: The ChiliPad

As body temperature is one of the most important factors regulating sleep, finding a way to stay cool isn’t only important to comfort, it also impacts the rest that you receive at night. During the dog days of summer, we’re taking a look at a product that warm sleepers will find especially interesting, called the ChiliPad.
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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.
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From high tea to hypnotics: Sleep aid starting points for performance athletes

Elite athletes are presumably more aware of the impacts of poor sleep, however, research suggests they're still more likely to use (and possibly abuse) sleep medications.
Concussions further linked to lasting sleep and fatigue issues

Concussions further linked to lasting sleep and fatigue issues

According to the American Academy of Neurology, people who have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have sleep problems a year and a half after being injured.
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It’s not just physical: The difference between mental and physical fatigue

When we talk about fatigue, we’re talking about reduced alertness, reaction time, and effectiveness; all of which manifest in the form of sub-optimal athletic performance.