FAA Aviation MX Human Factors Quarterly
Click here – December 2019 Edition
The December edition of the FAA MX Fatigue newsletter includes:
“A Thousand Times Before…” A Look at Complacency in the Workplace – Sabrina Woods
Reviews the dangers of complacency and how skipping a step, no matter how small, can have disastrous effects.
Another Round of Procedural Compliance – Dr. Bill Johnson & Kylie N. Key
A reminder about the importance of addressing the procedural compliance challenge, and available training tools to help.
Ethics in Aviation Maintenance Outsourcing – Michael S. Salmon
Call for more thought regarding the ethical and federal oversight consequences of outsourcing aviation maintenance.
Airworthiness and Safety of Aircraft and its Systems and the Challenges Ahead – Vinod Saxena
Commentary on the recent Airworthiness and Safety conference and steps that can be taken to increase aviation safety.
Mindfulness in Maintenance – Judith Grigsby
Highlights the importance of being aware and how being mindful can offset complacency.
Human Factors – Making Good Decisions – Cathy Landry
How to improve decision making and Human Factors using the DECIDE Model.
Red Means… Go? – MSgt George Dunseath
Describes the US Air Force campaign called “Embracing the Red” as an effort to focus resources on needed improvements to safety.
Are You Willing, or Are You “Just There”? – John Paonessa
Highlights the importance of taking responsibility for maintenance work and following the Mechanic’s Creed.