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Management and Organizational Studies
Management and Organizational Studies 1022F/G
Suzanne Kearns

Human Factors The Study of all aspects of human beings  Physical  Psychological  Emotional IMSAFE Checklist  I-Illness o There has been a ‘macho’ culture in aviation to ‘tough it out’  However, untreated cold can reduce reaction time b much as 75% o Attitudes toward illness are slowly changing o Mental illness must also be considered  M-Medication o Self-diagnosis with over-the-counter cough, cold and pain medication  Tough it out  Fear of losing aviation medical o OTC medication can significantly reduce your pilot skills  S-Stress o Environmental  Temperature, noise, vibrations and lighting. o Psychological  Fear, anxiety, peer pressure o Impacts ability to pilot aircraft safety  Inability to concentrate, headache or stomach pain  A-Alcohol o No person shall act as a crew member of an aircraft  Within 8 hours after consuming an alcoholic beverage  While under the influence of alcohol  While using any drug that impairs the person’s faculties to the extent that the safety of the aircraft or of persons on board the aircraft is endangered in any way o Body metabolizes alcohol at a rate of approximately 0.015(BAC) per hour  F-Fatigue o Nature of the occupation  High workload, monotonous activities, jet lag o Detrimental effects on performance  Reduced attention/decreased concentration  Increased errors/long response time  Greater risk acceptance o Fatigue result
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