Preventing Fatigue In An Aviation Environment

A checklist for creating a fatigue risk management system.

A Risk Management System Should Include:
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__ A fatigue risk management policy
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__ Education and awareness training programs
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__ A crew fatigue-reporting mechanism with associated feedback
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__ Procedures and measures for assessing and monitoring fatigue levels
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__ Procedures for reporting, investigating and recording incidents that are attributable wholly or partially to fatigue
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__ Processes for evaluating information on fatigue levels and fatigue-related incidents, implementing interventions and evaluating their effects.
A Fatigue Risk Management Policy Should Include:
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__ Commitment by the highest levels of company management to fatigue risk management
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__ A specified line of accountability in the company for fatigue risk management
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__ Definition of the responsibilities of the company management and the employees
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__ Identification of the work groups covered by the fatigue risk management policy
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__ Terms of reference for a fatigue management steering committee, including frequency of meetings
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__ Identification of fatigue-reporting mechanisms
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__ Policies for identifying and managing employees who are fatigued to an extent that represents a safety risk, including provisions for employees to opt out of assignments
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__ Policies for identifying and managing employees who are fatigued to an extent that represents a safety risk, including provisions for employees to opt out of assignments
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__ Commitment to act on recommendations regarding fatigue risk management that arise from an internal audit.
Created by GregP. This checklist is public.
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