Fatigue Management Apps

Get full visibility on employee working time and fatigue levels by replacing your spreadsheet and paper-based time tracking templates with one of our mobile fatigue management apps. They’re all ready-built, 100% customisable to your workflow and come free with a Nutshell subscription…

What is a fatigue management app?

To ensure safe work, fatigue levels of staff must be monitored, including where, when and for how long they’ve worked. The onus is usually on the employee to submit their hours worked, with data being compiled in the office, signed off by a line manager and then used to inform everything from salary and benefits, to future schedules of work.

Fatigue management apps are designed to streamline this process by replacing your paper- and spreadsheet-based timesheet templates with a standardised tool that staff can access on their mobile phones. This data can be administrated and interpreted instantly, making it quicker and easier to identify potential fatigue-induced risk — imperative for keeping workers safe.

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Example Timesheet mobile app customised for Rail Electrification Ltd

Timesheet app customised for rail firm REL

What’s the best fatigue calculator app for me?

Nutshell has a selection of ready-made fatigue management systems in our template library, built directly into our mobile timesheet apps, and we’re building new versions with our customers all the time. Here are some of our most popular fatigue management apps:

Weekly Timesheets

Industry-standard weekly timesheets

Daily Timesheets

Industry-standard daily timesheet

Clock-in/out Timesheets

Industry-standard clock-in/out timesheet

GPS Location

Capture the exact location of your employees using GPS

Pre-Populated Date/Time

Speed-up data entry with pre-selected date and time

Clock In & Out

Hours worked are calculated automatically by the app

How do I choose a fatigue risk management app?

While logging timesheets is good practice in any business, many industries have regulations compelling staff to record working hours and activities to closely monitor fatigue risk. Physical industries like rail, construction, and haulage, heavily regulated by standards boards like the RSSB, face hefty penalties if fatigue management data isn’t recorded in the prescribed format or is poorly managed. And of course the biggest risk is fatigue leading to an incident that puts safety at risk.

A daily mobile timesheet app gives staff a way of logging hours worked and activities each day, with an in-built fatigue management module to monitor symptoms of fatigue and hours worked outside of the prescribed shift pattern (and explanations for doing so).

Weekly timesheet apps tend to be better on longer projects where staff are working consistent shift patterns in the same location, or alternatively for pulling together daily timesheets on a weekly basis. You can set up notifications to alert staff after they’ve worked too many consecutive hours, and in some cases prevent them from working again until they’ve rested for a suitable period.

Others may prefer to use a clock-in/out timesheet where staff can quickly log where and when they work, using either GPS data to track location or a QR code scanner to validate their presence on-site. The app will automatically calculate hours worked and flag any fatigue risks to the worker or their manager .

Related apps

Customers who use Nutshell’s mobile timesheet apps also find the following useful, especially as these apps can be easily linked together to create fully-automated workflows.

Site Briefing

Industry-standard site briefing app

Site/Shift Report

Industry-standard site/shift report

Construction Site Diary

Industry-standard daily site diary app

Employee Handbook

Industry-standard site induction

Leave Request

Industry-standard employee leave request

Accident Report

Industry-standard accident report app

How it works

With Nutshell, taking your business digital couldn’t be easier…

1. Buy a subscription

Your Nutshell Customer Success manager will be your new best friend guiding you through the process

2. Choose your apps

We’ll customise your apps to fit your workflow, add your colours and logo… you tell us how they should work

3. Publish to your workforce

When your employees login to Nutshell, they’ll have instant access to your customised business apps

4. Kick back and relax

Think of all the fun ways you can spend the time and money you’ve saved not having to chase missing data

Why Nutshell?

The trouble with off-the-shelf fatigue management software is that it rarely talks to the rest of your business software. You need to export and import data from one to another by hand, which is slow, expensive and leads to mistakes and data blind-spots… which defeats the object in going digital in the first place.

Imagine if your fatigue index software could alert your site/shift report app when an employee has exceeded safe working hours, all on its own. Well, with Nutshell it can.

Nutshell apps are 100% customisable to your business. Not just the superficial stuff – every part of your workflow, from data-capture and line-manager approval, to processing, reporting and integrating with your existing back-office systems.

Request a demo now to see for yourself how Nutshell can deliver fully-integrated and fully-automated software across every area of your business, without having to change the way you work.

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