What are our obligations regarding fatigue management of travelling workers?
Question: Our workers often spend long hours on the job due to travel requirements. For instance, a worker may start work at 6am, then catch a plane to arrive at their destination by 7.30pm, and then have a one-hour journey home in a company-supplied vehicle. This means that the worker is driving home in their 15th hour of work.
For situations like this, what are our obligations regarding fatigue management? What would be our liability should that worker have an accident on the drive home due to fatigue?
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