Fatigue Studies

The objective of this project is to: (1) develop data sets on work and rest patterns for railroad workers and analyze with fatigue model to improve the understanding of the role of fatigue in the industry; (2) collect new diary data from train crews; Use FAST model to analyze data to characterize fatigue in the industry by craft, type of job, etc.; (3) conduct economic analysis of accident and hours of service data; and (4) publish databases from all studies for the use of the scientific community interested in work and fatigue issues.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Human Factors


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $715000.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Raslear, Tom

  • Performing Organizations:

    Foster-Miller, Incorporated

    350 Second Avenue
    Waltham, MA  United States  02254
  • Start Date: 20061001
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20101001
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30759

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465235
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:57PM