Fatigue Management Challenges and Strategies in the Electric Utility Sector

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In the last two years, EPRI has conducted multiple studies on fatigue management, resulting in publications outlining their findings. In this session, you will learn about the fatigue challenges identified by workers and safety management and recommended mitigation measures. You will be able to take findings from these projects to examine their own programs and obtain ideas for fatigue management practices and policies that can be implemented immediately.


  • Eric Bauman

    Eric Bauman

    Electric Power Research Institute

    Eric H. Bauman is Principal Technical Leader and Program Manager – Occupational Health and Safety, at the Electric Power Research Institute, a position he has held since February 2017. Eric has broad experience in environmental, health and safety management and policy, risk communications, regulatory affairs, corporate strategic planning, and technology innovation. Much of his career has been spent in the electric sector and government service, holding a variety of roles in two utilities, state government, research and the Edison Electric Institute. Eric was also a guest scientist at the Research Center Jülich, near Aachen, Germany. His current passion is providing evidence-based tools and knowledge for EPRI members to reduce serious injuries and fatalities, thereby extending workers’ careers and quality of life for them, their families and their communities. Eric is a charter member of the Society for Risk Analysis, and an associate member of the American Society of Safety Professionals. He lives and works in Walnut Creek, California.

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