Fatigue Monitoring System Driver Safety System (DSS) on a mining truck

Instant Fatigue Detection

Driver Safety System (DSS)

In-cab monitoring to keep your operators alert and alive

Fatigue and distraction are an inevitable force of nature. Their consequences can be costly, even fatal. Intervene before it’s too late with a fatigue monitoring system. The Driver Safety System (DSS) is a non-intrusive, in-cab fatigue detection technology that instantly alerts operators the moment fatigue or distraction is identified.

Fatigue detection technology works by monitoring eye-closure duration and head pose. If the DSS detects a fatigue or distraction event the operator is immediately alerted through configurable in-vehicle seat vibration and / or audio alarm.

The fatigue or distraction event is sent to a 24-hour monitoring center to classify and confirm the event. Caterpillar experts will analyze the data and provide customized reporting with site-level recommendations. By cross-referencing fatigue and distraction events against available equipment data, Caterpillar can provide suggestions to improve operational efficiency.

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Fatigue Risk Management System (FRMS)

Fatigue in the workplace can impact safety, productivity and efficiency. Building layers of protection around your employees through a comprehensive fatigue risk management system allows you to see, mitigate and manage fatigue to improve operations.

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On-Site Manager Workshop

Engaging the workforce to mitigate risks from fatigue and distraction begins by empowering leaders with knowledge to understand what causes fatigue, how fatigue risk impacts operations and methods and technologies available to mitigate risk.

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Fatigue Risk Assessment

See the invisible risk of fatigue and distraction in your operations by implementing a Fatigue Risk Assessment. Caterpillar experts can help you make quick improvements and create a long-term plan for fatigue risk management in the workplace.

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Fatigue and Distraction Monitoring

Caterpillar safety advisors in the 24/7 Fleet Monitoring Centre analyse data and video from in-vehicle systems, such as the Driver Safety System (DSS), to notify on-site personnel about drowsy or distracted driving. Each fatigue and distraction event is reviewed, verified, classified and logged for analysis and recordkeeping.

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Cat® Smartband

Give operators a tool to personally monitor fatigue and schedulers data to optimize shift schedules Consistent quality and quantity of sleep is critical to human health, safety and operational performance.The Cat Smartband, powered by Fatigue Science, is an actigraphy watch that can help you understand the connection between operator sleep, fatigue and accident risk on and off the job site.

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