Fatigue Management Tag

Truck drivers have been making their voice heard in the fatigue law debate in the midst of the Heavy Vehicle National Law revamp. More than 240 truckies have responded to a survey by the Australian Trucking Association around proposed changes to the fatigue...

With fire season approaching, we wanted to take a look at the independent NSW Bushfire Inquiry, which was released in late August and contained many insights into how the RFS dealt with fatigue during the tragic 2019/2020 season and how they recommend managing...

Following restrictions on Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) operations in the EU and the US there has been an outpouring of assistance from The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) to address safety and technical issues, in what ISS CEO Dr Adam Fletcher calls a...

Recently, we got some great discussions going on social media about FedEx's FRMS, especially due to the increased pressure on FedEx Express pilots during the pandemic. This came after reports that FedEx Express pilots have made more fatigue calls as the company “has been...

This week at ISS we’ve been talking about a positive development in the area of fatigue management – and that is a shift in culture towards trust and honesty. In July, a report was released on a 2017 Air Ambulance accident in Alaska...

The British Office of Rail and Road is sending the message that fatigue must be taken seriously as a safety concern after its first prosecution of a fatigue safety incident where two men tragically died after a railway contractor let them work 25...

When we think of the typical obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patient, we often imagine someone overweight, sedentary, middle-aged . . . and male. Until recently, many doctors viewed sleep apnea as mostly a man’s disease, and that resulted in many more men than...

Cruise ships have been on all of our minds here at ISS in the last few weeks after the Diamond Princess Cruise in Japan was the first in a wave of vessels exporting coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world. One of the troubling aspects that...

A new study published in the International Journal of Aerospace Psychology examined the correlation between fatigue and workload in cabin crews, and found perceived workload to be an independent predictor of fatigue. Cabin crew face workload demands very different from that of pilots, their...