Dr Adam Fletcher is recognised internationally as a pioneer of risk-based Fatigue Management within workplaces. He provides independent expert advice to government and industry clients in a range of sectors including aviation & aerospace, rail & road transport, emergency & essential services, healthcare, mining, maritime, oil & gas as well as utilities.
Dr Fletcher founded Integrated Safety Support in 2006 in order to translate the scientific and medical understanding of human sleep, work and fatigue into practical solutions for real-world application. By combining an understanding of 24-hour work contexts, risk engineering and human performance, his work leads to measurable benefits for safety, productivity and compliance.
Adam was previously employed as a Research Psychologist working for the US Army at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. His work was funded by a program aimed at better understanding how sleep deprivation affects operational performance and safety. Before working in the US, Adam was a Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia’s Centre for Sleep Research. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (with Honours) from the University of Adelaide and a research PhD from the University of South Australia.
Example organisations that Dr Fletcher has worked with include: Air France, Airservices, Babcock International Group, BHP Billiton, Boeing, BP, Chevron, Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Exxon Mobil, Flinders Ports, Honeywell, NASA, the Qantas Group, Rio Tinto, Rotterdam Maritime Pilots, the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Scandinavian Air Ambulance, South Australian Ambulance Service, Transport Canada, Virgin Australia, Zurich.