Determining Fitness for Duty

Dec 10, 2018

Increasingly there are scientific ways to evaluate if someone is able to perform their job satisfactorily. “We’re trying to make sure that operators and other people in the aviation industry understand the science of fitness for duty, and that’s fatigue, mental health and medical concerns; provide them with the tools to measure; and then how to develop operations that reflect this science and operate safely,” said Greg Farley, pilot and safety manager at John Deere. Learn more in the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

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