Items Tagged with 'Fatigue'

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NTSB to host forum on drowsy driving

Washington – An upcoming one-day public forum hosted by the National Transportation Safety Board will focus on potential risk factors for fatigue-related traffic crashes among non-commercial motor vehicle drivers.
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Second job may increase safety and health risks

Hopkinton, MA – People who work two or more jobs may be at an increased risk for fatigue and injury, according to a study from the Center for Injury Epidemiology at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety.
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FAA needs to consider air traffic controller fatigue: report

Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration needs to take worker fatigue into account when estimating air traffic controller staffing levels and should work with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association to implement a tool to help facilities create efficient work schedules, according to a new report.
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FATIGUE AFFECTS REACTION TIME, MOTOR SKILLS

Sleepy and unsafe

Why aren't workers getting enough rest?
A poll by the National Sleep Foundation found that many transportation workers whose jobs demand high levels of alertness go to work without a good night’s sleep. What impact does sleepiness have on job safety, including the effects of cumulative lack of sleep, and how does this affect workers across all U.S. industries?
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