Fatigue and Working Hours in Aviation
23 October 2002
A Conference Presented by the Human Factors Committe of
The Royal Aeronautical Society
Papers and Materials on Fatigue and Working Hours
The proceedings of the conference will be published by the Royal Aeronautical Society. For further information please contact the Senior Conference Officer, Royal Aeronautical Society, 3 Hamilton Place, London W1, UK.
Note: Many of the presentations and papers provided below require Adobe Acrobat, a standard document viewing application. This is available at o cost from Adobe:
Work Hours of Aircraft Maintenance Personnel, by Simon Folkard D.Sc.
Maintenance Error Management System (MEMS): described in July 30 Focus on Maintenance.
Prof. Drew Dawson, Extended Work Hours in Australia – Counting the Costs.
Fatigue Expert Group: Options for Regulatory Approach to Fatigue in Drivers of Heavy Vehicles in Australia and New Zealand.
2. Papers and Notes
Programme Summary: Welcome, by Pieter Hemsley, Chairman RAeS HFG
Jim Lyons, Assistant to the Operations Director, JAA
Dr. Ian Perry – Senior Consultant in Aviation Medecine
Mick Spencer – Principal Scientist, Centre for Human Sciences, Qinetiq
Prof. Simon Folkard – Dept. of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea.
Prof. Drew Dawson – Director, Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia
3. Conference Information
Conference Programme (PDF)