This program is designed to address the issue of driver fatigue with a comprehensive approach that includes:
The North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) was developed by a working group comprised of researchers and experts. The SAAQ, the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, Transport Canada, the United States and Alberta governments and a number of private sector partners all contributed to the creation of the NAFMP.
The main goal is to understand fatigue and the importance of proper sleep hygiene and a healthy lifestyle.
The program also aims to:
You can take the training online free of charge:
|1||FMP Introduction and Overview (PPSX, 33.4 MB)||Carrier executives and other managers||45 minutes|
|2||Safety Culture and Management Practices (PPSX, 27.3 MB)||Carrier executives and other managers||1.5 hours|
|3||Driver Education (PPSX, 109.1 MB)||Drivers||3 hours|
|4||Family Education (PPSX, 46.8 MB)||Drivers' spouses and their families||45 minutes|
|5||Train-the-Trainer (PPSX, 90.9 MB)||Safety managers and other trainers||3.5 hours|
|6||Truck Driver Safety & Compliance: The Role of Shippers and Receivers (PPSX, 33.2 MB)||Shippers and receivers||30 minutes|
|7||Sleep Disorders Management for Motor Carriers (PPSX, 92.5 MB)||Carrier executives and other managers||1.5 hours|
|8||Driver Sleep Disorders Management (PPSX, 57.8 MB)||Drivers||1.25 hours|
|9||Driver Scheduling and Tools (PPSX, 40.0 MB)||Dispatchers and managers||1 hour|
|10||Fatigue Monitoring and Management Technologies (PPSX, 48.2 MB)||Carrier executives and other managers||1 hour|
Program participation is voluntary, so you can still take the training even if your carrier does not. The NAFMP applies to the road transportation industry’s various stakeholders throughout North America.
In collaboration with the SAAQ, the Centre de formation en transport de Charlesbourg and the Centre de formation du transport routier de Saint-Jérôme offer training sessions based on the program’s material.