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Stories from 2014

Managing fatigue in Nevada

The Clockwork Research fatigue auditing team has completed a 2-week project in Nevada USA, where they conducted a fatigue risk site assessment at the Carlin gold mining operation in Elko county. Dr Paul Jackson and Dr Katharina Lederle were invited to undertake the assessment by Newmont North America Region, part...Read more

Sleep and Sleepiness of Pilots Operating Long-Range Airplane Emergency Medical Missions

September 2014, A report of work conducted by Clockwork for Rega, the Swiss Air Ambulance Service, has been published in Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine Abstract: Airplane emergency medical services (AEMS) operators use fixed-wing airplanes to undertake rapid response, round-the-clock medical transport missions. This paper explores the structure of long-range,...Read more

NTSB urges better fatigue briefings before flights

In August 2013 a United Parcel Service (UPS) Airbus A300-600 cargo jet crashed into a hill less than a mile from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth (Alabama) airport, after an unstable approach, resulting in the deaths of two crew members. The NTSB investigation report cites fatigue as a contributing factor to the mistakes which...Read more

Clockwork present at National Fleet Driver Trainers’ Conference

August 28th, 2014 Clockwork Principal Researcher, Dr Katharina Lederle, delivered two sessions for the National Fleet Driver Trainers' Conference and the Blue Light Users' conference, organised by AIRSO (Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers). Established in 2011, this annual event is designed to bring together those who are engaged in...Read more

Energy Institute publish Clockwork guidance on implementing a Fatigue Risk Management Plan

20th April, 2014 The Energy Institute, the professional body representing the energy industry, has released a major new guidance manual on fatigue risk management, written by Clockwork Research. The new publication, Managing fatigue using a fatigue risk management plan (FRMP), supersedes previous EI work on fatigue and recommends managing fatigue as part of a safety...Read more

Clockwork presents at EASA Fatigue Management Workshop

11th February 2014 The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) International Cooperation Department today hosted a Fatigue Management Workshop in Cologne, Germany. The workshop provided regulatory authorities with an overview of the new EASA requirements for fatigue management and flight time limitations (FTL). Clockwork's Research Director, Dr Alexandra Holmes, was invited...Read more

Clockwork delivers fatigue module of IChemE Human Factors course

Thursday 6th February, 2014 Clockwork's Managing Director, Dr Paul Jackson, delivered a day of training for process engineers and safety specialists, on behalf of the Institute of Chemical Engineers in Edinburgh, Scotland this week. Dr Jackson discussed the latest developments in Fatigue Management in two sessions focusing on Human Reliability...Read more

EASA publish final version of new FTL Regulations

Friday January 31st, 2014 EASA publish final version of new FTL Regulations UK Operators required to submit transition plans for moving from CAP371 to EASA rules The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) today published the final version of the new Flight Time Limitations ruling (Part OR.FTL). The new regulations place...Read more

Clockwork at Learning & Skills Conference 2014

In conjunction with our eLearning development partners, The Training Well, Clockwork Research will be exhibiting at the Learning and Skills Exhibition at Olympia, London on 29-30th January 2014. Now in its 15th year, Learning and Skills is Europe's leading showcase of workplace learning and development and delivers absolutely everything an...Read more