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Aviation Human Factors Related Industry News1

Aviation Human Factors Related Industry News1 46 News and Announcements Aviation Human Factors Related Industry News 3. Employee Training and Sleep Disorder What Can You Do to Prevent Management Accidents Caused by Worker Fatigue? Employees should be trained in the prevalence, impact, and health risks of sleep disorders. They should also learn about One encouraging sign of action recommended practices, such as: on the issue of worker • Wake up at the same time every day, if possible. fatigue is a 2012 guidance doc- • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine before bed. ument published by an Ameri- • Exercise, but not within 3 hours of going to bed. can College of Occupational • Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room. and Environmental Medicine • Keep a sleep diary to record sleep patterns and (ACOEM) task force. The doc- problems. ument provides guidelines for • Nap, but not if you suffer from insomnia. creating a Fatigue Risk Man- agement System (FRMS) in the workplace. An FRMS should To manage sleep disorders in the workplace, ACOEM says be data-driven and feature flexible strategies that are appropri- that the first step is to screen for sleep disorders through a ate to the risk and the nature of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors American Psychological Association

Aviation Human Factors Related Industry News1

Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors , Volume 3 (1): 6 – Jan 1, 2013

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Publisher
American Psychological Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 Hogrefe Publishing
ISSN
2192-0923
eISSN
2192-0931
DOI
10.1027/2192-0923/a000037
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Abstract

46 News and Announcements Aviation Human Factors Related Industry News 3. Employee Training and Sleep Disorder What Can You Do to Prevent Management Accidents Caused by Worker Fatigue? Employees should be trained in the prevalence, impact, and health risks of sleep disorders. They should also learn about One encouraging sign of action recommended practices, such as: on the issue of worker • Wake up at the same time every day, if possible. fatigue is a 2012 guidance doc- • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine before bed. ument published by an Ameri- • Exercise, but not within 3 hours of going to bed. can College of Occupational • Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room. and Environmental Medicine • Keep a sleep diary to record sleep patterns and (ACOEM) task force. The doc- problems. ument provides guidelines for • Nap, but not if you suffer from insomnia. creating a Fatigue Risk Man- agement System (FRMS) in the workplace. An FRMS should To manage sleep disorders in the workplace, ACOEM says be data-driven and feature flexible strategies that are appropri- that the first step is to screen for sleep disorders through a ate to the risk and the nature of the

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Aviation Psychology and Applied Human FactorsAmerican Psychological Association

Published: Jan 1, 2013

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