About the Author
Steven Shorrock is an interdisciplinary humanistic, systems and design practitioner interested in human work from multiple perspectives.
Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) & Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist (CErgHF)
Tag Archives: fatigue
Below are five questions posed by a safety colleague, and some brief responses. 1. How different are boredom and fatigue? Both affect our ability to pay attention – to notice something that may need attention – but they are different … Continue reading
I have received a few queries asking for a view (or “the science”) on reading during operational duty, particularly as a possible countermeasure against fatigue during nightshifts. This is in an air traffic control context, meaning reading while a controller … Continue reading
by Steve Shorrock (Adapted from Hindsight, Volume 13, Summer 2011, pp. 68-69, EUROCONTROL) Guidelines from Human Factors research for optimising human performance and reducing fatigue-related risks. Breaks from operational duty are an important factor in the management of fatigue. But as highly … Continue reading