PowerUP: Strategies to Maintain Alertness and Overcome Sleepiness

Course Goal: to provide workers with strategies to maintain alertness at work so they are safe and reduce the risk of injury

Participants will be able to

  • Distinguish between sleepiness and fatigue
  • Recognize when risk is highest
  • Recognize impairment risk
  • Choose strategies to overcome sleepiness
  • Choose strategies to promote alertness
  • Choose strategies to maintain alertness while driving

“It was practical and relevant to everyone.” Bev, Transit Service

The 4 modules in this course cover the following topics:

  • Sleepiness, Fatigue and Impairment
  • Sleepiness and Strategies to Overcome Sleepiness
  • Fatigue and Strategies to Promote Alertness
  • Driving: Dangers and Strategies for Safety.

Modules include a variety of learning materials providing opportunities to read, listen and engage in both reflective and learning activities.

Completing all the modules will require approximately 1 hour

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