BakS, Susan P. Baker Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Box 033] Fatigue Files & Student Papers on Occupational Injury . — 1975; 1978—1988; 1990; 1994; undated.. — 1 box
Creator: Baker, Susan
Fatigue Files include articles, bibliography, papers, reports, and congressional hearing testimonies, as listed below. These Materials were not authored by Baker.
Fatigue related journal articles & book chapters (copies) pertain to the following topics: workload and operational fatigue in helicopter pilots; occupational fatigue and injury; sleep cycles and naval aviation; fatigue and naval aviation accidents; biological rhythmicity and air force flight accidents due to pilot error; regulations of flight duty and rest times, a comparison of different countries; circadian rhythms, fatigue, and effects on performance; shift work fatigue; chronobiology; disruptions of body rhythm from long-distance air travel; circadian rhythms and fatigue in flight operations; aircrew schedules; & driver fatigue. Papers (book chapter drafts, keynote address drafts, workshop proceedings, etc.) are on the topics of aircrew fatigue and circadian rhythms; boredom, sleepless nights, and vigilance of flight crew; & pilot fatigue.
Bibliography include annotated bibliography on circadian desynchronization, a bibliography on injuries, and a list of publications from the Aeronautical Human Factors Research Office, NASA Ames Research Center, 1987. There are reports of the Association of Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) Committee on Catastrophes, Sleep and Public Policy on the role of human sleep and brain clocks in the occurrence of medical and human error catastrophes. Testimonies and statements before congressional hearings (printouts) on flight attendant fatigue & flight crewmember rest requirements also include copies of correspondence, legislation, journal articles and tables of flight data. Other materials include an Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) Sleep and Wakefulness Handbook for Flight Medical Officers (summary section); a few correspondence (not Baker's); and one page of Baker’s hand written notes. Fatigue files dates: 1975; 1978; 1981—1988; undated.
Student Papers on Occupational Injury consist of papers and outlines of papers written by students for courses taught by Baker. Papers include evaluative comments and grades. Courses include Epidemiology of Injuries & Special Studies—Issues in Injury Control. Dates: 1979-1985; 1988; 1990; 1994; undated.