Accession Number:

ADA324960

Title:

A Human Factors Guide for Consultants to USAF Aircraft Mishap Investigations,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMSTRONG LAB BROOKS AFB TX AEROSPACE MEDICINE DIRECTORATE

Report Date:

1997-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

This guide is a pragmatic handbook for human factors consultants to Safety Investigation Boards convened to investigate United States Air Force aircraft mishaps. It describes the process of being identified to consult to a mishap investigation safety board, methods of collecting and analyzing data, and suggestions for interacting effectively with mishap board members. Interviewing receives extensive treatment. Readers are given, in an appendix, a suggested crash kit to better prepare them to be effective consultants. The USAF School of Aerospace Medicine Aircraft Mishap Investigation and Prevention course is outlined in an appendix.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE