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Fit For Duty


Energy Safety Canada is developing Fit for Duty: A Program Development Guideline. This guideline provides direction for developing an effective fit for duty program that ensures workers have the capacity to safely conduct work. The guideline goes hand in hand with the Fit for Duty Life Saving Rule.
Definition: Fit for Duty

A condition in which an employee's physical, physiological and psychological state enables them to continuously perform assigned tasks safely.

This definition is an umbrella strategy that includes:

  • Physical requirements - physical demands, vision, hearing, etc.
  • Physiological conditions - fatigue, alcohol and drugs, workplace exposures, etc.
  • Psychological condition - risk tolerance, culture, emotional state, etc.

Fit for Duty wallet cards are available in our Store

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Download the Fit for Duty Poster

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Download the Fit For Duty Program Guide

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