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Work Schedules and Sleep Patterns of Railroad Dispatchers

Document Series
Technical Reports
Author
Judith Gertler and Alex Viale
Report Number
DOT/FRA/ORD-07/11
Office
RPD
Subject Human Factors
Keywords
Railroad dispatcher, fatigue, alertness, shiftwork, extra board, relief job, sleep disorder, assistant

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