publication . Article . 2018

A Preliminary Review of Fatigue Among Rail Staff.

Fan Jialin; Smith Andrew P.;
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  • Published: 01 May 2018 Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 9 (eissn: 1664-1078, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Background: Fatigue is a severe problem in the rail industry, which may jeopardize train crew's health and safety. Nonetheless, a preliminary review of all empirical evidence for train crew fatigue is still lacking. The aim of the present paper is, therefore, to provide a preliminary description of occupational fatigue in the rail industry. This paper reviews the literature with the research question examining the risk factors associated with train crew fatigue, covering both papers published in refereed journals and reports from trade organizations and regulators. It assesses the progress of research on railway fatigue, including research on the main risk facto...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Psychology, Applied psychology, Empirical evidence, Workload, Occupational safety and health, Research question, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Psychology, Crew, Social psychology, Future studies, Countermeasure, Systematic Review, fatigue, rail industry, work demands, railway incidents, preliminary review, BF1-990
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publication . Article . 2018

A Preliminary Review of Fatigue Among Rail Staff.

Fan Jialin; Smith Andrew P.;