Improving the knowledge base for systematic management of fatigue and reduced vigilance in transport operators (TRANSIKK)

Project manager
Ross Phillips
Period
2011-11-01 - 2015-10-31

The project is seeking to gather information about the scope, determinants, consequences and management of sleepiness in transport in Norway, with a focus on human operators. It includes an evaluation of a demonstration fatigue management program, implemented in a leading firm with a large car pool. It will also detail risks and problems linked especially to sleepiness and reduced vigilance in seafarers working on Norwegian ships.

Short facts

Project title: Improving the knowledge base for systematic management of fatigue and reduced vigilance in transport operators (TRANSIKK)
Project type:
Research area:
Safety performance evaluation
Financier(s):
The Research Council of Norway
Partner(s):
TØI
Period:
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Project publications

Despite its importance to health and safety, there is a long history of disagreement about how to operationalize fatigue when studying exertion in human transport operators. The current article reviews existing definitions, and consequently proposes a
Author(s)
Ross Owen Phillips
Published in
Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour Volume 29, February 2015, Pages 48-56
Year of publication
2015
Research has shown that there are potentially disastrous outcomes of human fatigue at sea. The conditions in which the seafarers have to operate are becoming more and more demanding. The study in this article attempts to
Author(s)
Muhammad Juned Akhtar, Ingrid Bouwer Utne
Published in
Maritime Policy & Management, 42 (2) 186-206.
Year of publication
2014
The main purpose of this PhD thesis is to improve the current international knowledge pool regarding the circumstances in which human fatigue develops on board a vessel and its effect on the probability of maritime grounding
Author(s)
Muhammad Juned Akhtar
Year of publication
2015
Data about human and organizational factors from in-depth analysis of 93 grounding accident investigation reports are used to construct logistic regression models of human fatigue. A hierarchical model of the strongest fatigue-influencing factors in maritime transport
Author(s)
Muhammad Juned Akhtara
Published in
Journal of Maritime Research, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 3, p. 27-42, oct. 2014.
Year of publication
2014
Previous research has shown that falling asleep at the wheel is an important cause of car accidents. The incidence estimates found in the research literature vary between 20 %-50 %. A questionnaire study was carried out
Author(s)
Almaz Asfaha
Year of publication
2014

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