How To Avoid Fatigue In Aviation - Blog - Skylink
O you feel drowsy and just roll out of bed?
You’re tired, sleepy and working is the last thing on your mind.
Once you get to work, you painfully manage to get through the day but at a great cost.
According to the FAA defining fatigue in humans is extremely difficult due to the large variability of causes. Causes of fatigue can range from boredom to circadian rhythm disruption to heavy physical exertion. In layman’s terms, fatigue can simply be defined as weariness. However, from an operational standpoint a more accurate definition might be: “Fatigue is a condition characterized by increased discomfort with lessened capacity for work, reduced efficiency of accomplishment, loss of power or capacity to respond to stimulation, and is usually accompanied by a feeling of weariness and tiredness.”...