Chapter 16

Creating a fatigue risk management system (FRMS)

Abstract

This chapter is a guide to creating a fatigue risk management systems. It is helpful for those wishing to comply with ANSI/API RP 755’s (Fatigue Risk Management Systems for Personnel in the Refining and Petrochemical Industries) recommendations related to sleep, work schedules, and safety in the chemical processing industry. The chapter outlines what should be included in a company policy and the related training that should be conducted.

Keywords

ANSI/API RP 755
FRMS
work schedules
sleep deprivation training
hours of service

16.1. Call for fatigue risk management systems (FRMS)

Excess workplace fatigue can be a major risk to safe production operations and increased work hours ...

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