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White Paper: The Impact of Fatigue on the Public Safety Workforce

This free whitepaper explores how better scheduling practices can promote safer work environments


Effects of fatigue can include being more accident-prone on duty and having issues communicating with coworkers and superiors. Image courtesy of iStock.


Public safety employees tend to sacrifice sleep and rest out of a strong sense of duty inherent in their work culture. While these tireless efforts are often seen as a badge of honor, they can take a serious toll on responder health and safety, and put citizens at risk. To provide the highest quality of service while maintaining safe working conditions for responders, public safety leaders must take steps to better manage sleep deprivation and fatigue through effective policies and scheduling practices.

This informative white paper provides valuable insights into:

  • What sleep deprivation does to the body and mind and why it matters
  • On-the-job effects of fatigue such as increased errors, reduced alertness, and poor decision making
  • How rules-based automated scheduling helps promote responder health and create a safe environment for both citizens and workers
  • The significant benefits one public safety organization achieved by implementing automated scheduling

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