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ISSUE 11: Freeport-McMoRan: Managing fatigue for decades — and continuing to improve

When it comes to mine site safety, international mining company Freeport-McMoRan has been an industry leader for decades. One focus of the company’s safety efforts has been the management of operator fatigue and distraction, helping employees manage the difficult lifestyle of shift work and leveraging technologies and processes to monitor and reduce the risk.

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Fatigue Risk Management System

ISSUE 11: Caterpillar Fatigue Risk Management System offers multiple layers of protection

Caterpillar’s Fatigue Risk Management system uses technologies, processes and expertise to offer multiple layers of protection against operator fatigue on your mine site.

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Fatigue and distraction management

ISSUE 11: Fatigue and distraction management: Improving safety through technology and continuous improvement

Fatigue risk management systems can help improve safety for operators and other personnel on site.

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ISSUE 2: Finding technology solutions to combat operator fatigue

When a mine is operating around the clock, operator fatigue is one of the biggest concerns to manage. Fatigued operators are more likely to be in accidents, and studies have shown that drowsiness is equivalent to being under the influence of alcohol or drugs. But both mining companies and manufacturers are working to combat fatigue with solutions like more ergonomic cabs, diet and scheduling advice, and in-cab monitoring technology.

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