An introduction to the principles of Fatigue Risk Management (FRM)
The training draws on fatigue-related safety data and scientific research. A greater expansion of Fatigue awareness provides individuals, departments and organisations with the insight on how to manage their own personal fatigue as well of those of your colleagues.
When employees have a clear understanding of their fatigue management and the risks of fatigue, it enables them to prioritise safety risks and more effectively manage themselves for optimal aviation benefit.
The provision of training is appropriate to all employees, regardless of their level in the organisation and covers:
- Applicable Regulatory Requirements for Flight, Duty and Rest;
- The Basis of Fatigue including Sleep Fundamentals and The Effects of Disturbing Circadian Rhythms;
- The Causes of Fatigue, including Medical Conditions That May Lead to Fatigue;
- The Effect of Fatigue on Performance;
- Fatigue Countermeasures;
- The Influence of Lifestyle, including Nutrition, Exercise and Family Life, on Fatigue;
- Familiarity with Sleep Disorders and their Possible Treatments;
- Where applicable, The Effects of Long-Range Operations and Heavy Short-Range Schedules on Individuals;
- The Effect of Operating Through and Within Multiple Time zones; and
- The Crew Member Responsible for Ensuring Adequate Rest and Fitness for Flight Duty;
- The Factors That May Affect a Crew Member’s Ability to Obtain Sufficient Sleep for Them To Be Properly Rested for Duty;
- How Relationships Between Duties (Frequency, Length and Pattern), As Well As Their Associated Rest Periods, Contribute to Fatigue;
- Concept of Block Windows – The Impact On Planned Rest of Changing Report/Off Duty Times;
- Delayed Reporting – The Impact of Delaying Crew v New Crew;
- Use of Standby Crew – Recognising Time and Nature of the Impact of Standbys On Subsequent Duty;
- Crew Member’s Requirement to Have Knowledge of Rostered Duties, Rest Periods and Recovery Periods in Advance, in Order to Plan The Use of Rest Periods;
- The Effects of Long Duty Periods on Rest Requirement;
- Clear Guidance on When to Call Crew Members Who are Off Duty;
- Roster Disruption and its Effects on Human Performance;
- How Fatigue Risk Can be Compounded, or Alleviated, Depending on Other Associated Risks (e.g. Training, Weather, Airfield Categorisation, Crew Experience).
Throughout the training, appropriate safety information relevant to specific issues will be referenced.
This course is designed to provide an initial introduction to Fatigue Risk Management for Crew Scheduling, Rostering and Operations employees, which can lead on to a tailored programme to meet the needs of Supervisors, Managers or Senior Management Team.
Fatigue Risk Management Recurrent Training is also available and focuses on developments with fatigue-related safety data and scientific research to highlight any specific safety issues.
Available at your location (number dependent) or at our Wolverhampton head office, or online via weekly modules.
All airline employees, regardless of their level in the organisation.
£195 + VAT
A greater expansion of fatigue awareness provides individuals, departments and organisations with the insight on how to manage their own personal fatigue as well of those of your colleagues.