Operator continues to work when they are unfit to be operating equipment, caused by:

  • Not recognising their own fatigue is affecting their performance
  • Stress
  • Prescription medicine
  • AOD intoxication
  • Monetary and/or disciplinary consequences
  • Lack of knowledge
  • Perceived or actual production pressure
  • Chronic injury or medical condition

 This Credible Failure mode is addressed by:

  • BI-01D.03 Fit for work processes with specific advice on self-management
  • BI-01P.01 Trained, Competent and Authorised Mobile Equipment Operators
  • BI-01S.01 Clear operator performance management expectations supported by an active and consistent performance management process
  • BI-01S.02 Pre-commencement and periodic medicals for mobile equipment operators
  • BI-01S.50 Introduce technology to support existing fatigue management approaches
  • BI-01S.51 Fatigue status data send
  • BI-01T.50 Fatigue alert alarms
  • BI-05D.04 Position descriptions that specify expected supervisor performance
  • BI-05D.05 Site fatigue management processes are comprehensive and optimise work rosters
  • BI-05S.06 Comprehensive fitness for work process includes alcohol and other drugs


Last Updated: 03/08/2020 02:48:55pm