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Effective Fatigue Risk Management Systems - January 2020


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Course duration: 3 days     Course date: 27 - 29  January 2020     Course location: Gatwick, UK


Fatigue Risk Management Systems (FRMS) are a crucial safety system for airline operators. This course provides the bespoke tools for understanding fatigue risk by focusing on developing an understanding of fatigue science and the tools used to gather objective and subjective data. It will develop delegates understanding on how to develop and use an airlines’ specific fatigue metrics to assess their fatigue risks.


With guidance from UK CAA expert instructors, delegates will gain an understanding in:


  • FRMS and how it integrates within the organisations SMS
  • The differences between fatigue management under SMS and under a FRMS
  • A deeper understanding of fatigue research science tools used to gather objective and subjective data
  • Using fatigue metrics to conduct the fatigue assurance functions required of your FRMS
  • Developing an effective reporting policy
  • Common challenges in developing an effective system
  • Importance of an open reporting culture
  • Effective fatigue training and safety promotion.


During the course you will benefit from real-life examples of successful approaches taken by other organisations.


By the end of the course, you will be able to develop your own fatigue risk safety case and seek a variation from prescriptive limitations to develop an effective reporting policy.


This course is suitable for you if you are involved in the management of aircrew, for whom fatigue is a particular risk factor, including:


  • Safety Managers
  • Rostering Managers
  • Business Jet Managers
  • Regulatory personnel with an aircrew fatigue management remit.