Stress, Fatigue, Situation Awareness and Safety in Offshore Drilling Crews

  title={Stress, Fatigue, Situation Awareness and Safety in Offshore Drilling Crews},
  author={Anne Sneddon and Kathryn Mearns and Rhona Flin},
  journal={Safety Science},
Abstract Drilling for oil and gas on offshore installations is a hazardous occupation, and requires personnel to maintain high levels of work situation awareness (WSA). This paper presents a self-report scale developed to measure the WSA of drilling personnel, and examines the influence of the performance shaping factors of stress and fatigue upon WSA, and the relationship between WSA, unsafe behaviour and accident involvement. A questionnaire designed to measure these variables was completed… Expand

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