Interim NIOSH Training for Emergency Responders: Reducing Risks Associated with Long Work Hours

The intended audience for this training is emergency responders who may need to work longer than normal day shifts.

This training program was developed for emergency workers who deploy to work at disaster sites caused by weather, earthquakes, epidemics, and other catastrophic events. This training gives strategies to reduce risks from fatigue due to the need to work long day shifts during the emergency response and recovery operations.

Health Topic(s)

  • healthcare
  • mental-health
  • sleep
  • stress

Resource Location

  • national