Training and Tools

Tools and Forms

Fatigue Symptom Checklist (PDF) — Fatigue-related symptoms can be divided into three categories: physical, mental and emotional. If you experience two or more of the symptoms listed in the checklist, you may be experiencing some level of fatigue or reduced alertness. If you exhibit fatigue-related symptoms on a regular basis, you should consider seeing a doctor.

Fatigue Risk Assessment Worksheet (PDF) — The supplemental accident form asks a series of behaviorally based questions to help you better identify when fatigue is a contributing factor. Collecting this data will allow your company to make educated plans for improvement.

Fatigue Risk Index (MS PowerPoint) — Helpful tool used by many in the transportation industry to assess fatigue risk.

Sleep Log (MS Excel) — To help you accurately track your sleep and assess your sleep habits, use this interactive sleep log to total your sleep each day and calculate your average sleep period, number of awakenings, and sleep ratings per week.

Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator

Return on Investment Tool for Assessing Safety Interventions (2012) (PDF) 

This paper describes the process to predict and/or measure the safety and financial return-on-investment for safety interventions. Authors: Johnson, B., Avers, K 

Return on Investment (ROI) Calculators are easy to use, no-cost tools for the aviation maintenance industry that promotes the concept that safety improvements can be sound investments. It can be used to calculate the risk, cost, and benefit associated with fatigue and fatigue management in your organization.

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The Federal Aviation Administration has produced a series of educational posters designed to bring awareness to human fatigue in aviation maintenance (MX).Each poster is part of a MX fatigue themed series designed to improve awareness of fatigue related issues. The posters provide information on how MX personnel can change their lifestyle and work habits to improve safety and quality of life. These eye-catchy posters provide helpful and practical tips to battle the problem of human fatigue. Print any size and display in work and rest areas.

Poster(s) are available in a high resolution PDF format. Print on your desktop, or for 11" X 17" size, send to commercial printer.

Last updated: Tuesday, October 31, 2023