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Reducing Railroad Dispatcher Fatigue with Alternative Work Schedules

  • 27
  • Sep
  • 2012
AUTHOR: Judith Gertler (Foster-Miller Inc.) and David Nash (The Scheduling Group)
OFFICE: RPD
KEYWORDS: Reducing Railroad Dispatcher Fatigue with Alternative Work Schedules
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A recent research study of dispatcher fatigue found that dispatchers display characteristicstypical for shiftworkers. The present study explored alternative dispatcher work schedules that offer the potential to reduce dispatcher fatigue.

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