Like breath is the basis of life, the circadian rhythm is the basis for all day time activities. Human body is controlled by an internal clock which puts the body to sleep and wakes the body with the sun rise.
Fatigue has been cited in about 23% aircraft accidents. Read the 1st India Fatigue Survey
long-term–low-level (LTLL) contamination, such as that to which aircrew are exposed, has been shown to be more injurious than short-term acute exposure. Aircrew breathe
the low-level toxicity every minute of their working days. When an aircraft lands the passengers disembark, but the crew turn around and do it all over again, time and time again. Perhaps there has too much emphasis on fume events, while the real damage is being done by LTLL.
Safety Culture is the way people manage safety. Do you have the right people, sincere, flexible and learners
The discoverers of ‘place cells’ in the brain won the Nobel prize in 2014. Who would have ever imagined that there was a GPS-like system in the brain? When the GPS fails safety is compromised & accidents happen. The Comair CRJ aircraft took off from the wrong runway & crashed. Air Arabia A320 turned towards […]
Poor braking action by the aircraft during the 1st stage of deceleration proved very costly. Was it due to the runway surface which holds water and has a smooth finish? Matters which were not investigated.
Investigation of Helicopter VT-PHB Mumbai accident, key evidence concealed. Accident caused due to operator’s poor maintenance and lack of regulator’s oversight.
Human brain will shrinks if not used optimally for prolonged periods. Will automation reliance affect our brain size?
A phone conversation while driving blinds the brain to unexpected objects that may come in our path. The crew of Air Canada carrying out a visual approach would have experienced the same when they approached to land at San Fransisco.
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