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Safety professionals: Wearables can help mitigate the effects of jobsite fatigue

January 11, 2019

In the construction industry, the problem of worker fatigue is more than just academic. The National Safety Council in October reported that 100% of the construction workers they surveyed had at least one risk factor for on-the-job fatigue and that only 75% believed being overtired on a construction site was a safety issue. However, 98% of employers said fatigued workers did pose safety risks. And while 96% of employers said it was unsafe to drive while overly tired, only 78% of employees agreed that it was.

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