News Archive

2011

Sleep Apnea & Miltimodal Transportation Conference a Success

November 9, 2011

In association with the American Sleep Apnea Association, DB&A helped deliver the Sleep Apnea & Multimodal Transportation Conference in Baltimore on November 8th and 9th. 

The event was co-sponsored with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration.

Stakeholders from government, occupational medicine, labor, industry and the sleep community came together for two days of presentations on the health, safety and economics of sleep apnea in transportation.

DB&A Defines Fatigue Modeling Tool Requirements for FAA

November 1, 2011

DB&A delivered a set of software requirements for a shift work analysis tool to help the FAA conduct fatigue risk analysis of Air Traffic Organization (ATO) work schedules.  The requirements define desired functionality not currently available in an existing, well-validated bio-mathematical fatigue analysis software program.  DB&A will work together with the existing software owners and the FAA to manage the development, testing, implementation and use of the new software.  It is expected that the added functionality will enable the ATO to exami

FAA FRM Efforts Recognized as Best Practice at ICAO Symposium

August 31, 2011

At the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Fatigue Risk Management Symposium in Montreal, Canada, National Transportation Safety Board Member Mark Rosekind recognized the FAA for efforts to reduce fatigue risk in its air traffic control operations.  DB&A has been providing management consulting support to this effort since October of 2009.  "We are pleased that our efforts have yielded solid progress in this area for our FAA client, and that our collaborative work can be held up in an international forum as a best practice.  I

DB&A Supports Sleep Apnea & Multi-Modal Transportation Conference 2011

March 1, 2011

DB&A has been engaged by the American Sleep Apnea Association to help plan and hold the Sleep Apnea & Multi-Modal Transportation Conference 2011.  The conference will be held at the Sheraton Inner City in Baltimore, Maryland on November 8th and 9th.  DB&A is uniquely qualified to help with this important effort based on our expertise in fatigue management and marketing.