Register for 2019 NSC Workplace Fatigue Conference

Ninety percent of America’s employers have been negatively impacted by tired employees, according to a recent National Safety Council report. Help address this common workplace issue by joining us at the NEW Workplace Fatigue Conference Feb. 20-21. Together, we will review the latest research and discuss effective workplace practices so we can help employees be safer, healthier and more productive.

Agenda and Speakers

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1 to 5 p.m.

Fatigue Risk Management
During this panel discussion, learn from two companies who have successfully implemented a fatigue risk management system.

  • Dr. Rashad Saeed, Occupational Health Manager, ExxonMobil
  • Tom Brady, Occupational Health & Worker's Compensation Manager, Alyeska Pipeline

Workplace Sleep Health Programs
During this panel discussion, learn from two companies that have successfully implemented a workplace sleep health program.

  • Anne Kirsch, Senior Advisor Corporate Safety Initiatives, Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • Additional panelist to be announced

Sleep Deprivation in the Workplace
Dr. Christopher Barnes, University of Washington

Thursday, Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Coordinating Efforts to Address Workplace Fatigue
Dr. Mark Rosekind, Zoox

Shift Work: Risks and Best Practices
Dr. Hans Van Dongen, Washington State University, Spokane

Work Group Sessions

Work group sessions provide conference participants an opportunity to network with experts and discuss various fatigue-related topics, including best practices, lessons learned, and opportunities or gaps in the field. Participants can participate in two work groups.

Fatigue risk management systems
What are best practices in fatigue risk management? How can you get buy-in from top to bottom?
Leader: Dr. Daniel Mollicone, Pulsar Informatics

Sleep health promotion
What are the benefits of a sleep health program? What barriers exist and how have others overcome them?
Leader: Dr. Charles Czeisler, Sleep Matters Institute

Fatigue and technology
What technology solutions exist? What is needed? Learn from others who are successfully using technology.
Leader: TBD

Regulatory and legislative policy change
What policy changes are necessary to ensure safety on our roads and in our workplaces?
Leader: TBD

Research and data collection
What opportunities are there to collect better data or disseminate evidence-based practices? Where should the future of fatigue research explore?
Leader: Dr. Erin Flynn-Evans, NASA

Event organizer is Senior Program Manager Emily Whitcomb.

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Come early and learn more. Join us for the 2019 Campbell Institute Symposium taking place prior to the Workplace Fatigue Conference. Learn from and share with fellow EHS professionals and business leaders to spur meaningful action in your organization. Get more information.