Solaris provides expert course development and delivery of training for classroom situations, e-learning, or a combination of both. Formal certification workshops can be hosted by an organization for their internal staff, or staff can be sent to one of our open call workshops held at various locations. Content will be driven by the targeted audience. Solaris offers three levels of education:

Leadership / Management Awareness

  • Designed to solidify commitment and engagement necessary to support programming efforts by providing a results oriented business case
  • Includes a review of current regulations, standards, and industry guidance documents relative to your specific sector
  • Available in 4 and 8 hour sessions tailored to your organization
  • Contact us for more information or to book your session

Supervisor, Safety & Health Committee Training

Useful for:  Managers, Supervisors, OHS Consultants, S&H Committees

This one-day fatigue management training session is designed to educate management about the effects of shift work, overtime, and on-call practices concerning performance, a risk for errors or omissions, as well as health and safety costs. Participants will learn practical fatigue management tools and strategies for implementation at the organizational level.

Topics Covered:

  • Consequences of fatigue including risk for human error, safety, and the corporate bottom line
  • Fatigue as it relates to physical work, mental work, and driving activities
  • Corporate factors that influence fatigue including shift design work pace, environmental design, and job demands
  • Biological factors that influence fatigue including circadian rhythms
  • Personal factors that influence fatigue including the impact of age sleep habits and disorders, medications and substance abuse
  • Fatigue impairment vs. alcohol impairment
  • Analysis of shift schedules and overtime practices
  • Principles of fatigue risk assessment and control
  • Incorporating fatigue countermeasures
  • Legal liabilities and due diligence
  • Technology and fatigue detection

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In the first workshop of its kind, students learn how to establish a clearly-defined and measurable in-house Fatigue Risk Management System (FRMS) as well as how to assess and mitigate fatigue-related risk using scientifically-proven, evidence-based tools and strategies. To receive certification status and FSS Designation, participants will be evaluated during course activities and must submit documentation to demonstrate their knowledge after completion of the course. All participants will be provided with access to the FSS portal, filled with additional research and support resources.

What you will Learn – Day One: Understanding Fatigue

  • The science behind fatigue accumulation
  • The neurobiology of sleep
  • Fatigue impairment
  • Organizational factors contributing to fatigue
  • Personal factors contributing to fatigue

What you will Learn – Day Two: Assessing Fatigue-Related Risk

  • Introduction to a fatigue risk incident trajectory
  • A review of tools for shift schedule evaluation
  • Scientifically-backed analysis tools and technologies for the detection, monitoring, and intervention of fatigue
  • Error and incident analysis tools

What you will Learn – Day Three: Fatigue Risk Controls

  • Review of worker strategies
  • Review of organizational strategies
  • Program measurement and evaluation

What you will Learn – Day Four: How to Implement a Fatigue Risk Management System (FRMS)

  • Introduction to a six-step management system
  • How to complete a needs assessment and identify critical gaps
  • The right way to collect stakeholder input
  • Establishing your strategic framework
  • Identifying key performance metrics
  • Tying your FRMS into your fit-for-duty process
  • Streamlining your FRMS with your safety management system