Section8:Human Factors


AVIATION PHYSIOLOGY
  1 Hypoxia/Hyperventilation
2 Vision/Visual Scanning Techniques
  3 Hearing
4 Orientation/Disorientation - Including Visual/Vestibular illusions
  5 Sleep/Fatigue
  6 Anesthetics/Blood Donations
THE PILOT AND THE OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
  1 Personal Health/Fitness
  2 Diet/Nutrition
3 Medications (Prescribed and Over-the-counter)
  4 Substance Abuse (Alcohol/Drugs)
  5 Pregnancy
  6 Heat/Cold
  7 Noise/Vibration
  8 Effects of Smoking
  9 Toxic Hazards (Including Carbon Monoxide)
  10 Personal Safety Equipment
AVIATION PSYCHOLOGY
  1 The Decision-Making Process
2 Factors That Influence Decision-Making
3 Situational Awareness
4 Stress
5 Managing Risk
  6 Attitudes
  7 Workload - attention and information processing
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS
  1 Communications with Air Traffic Services/Passengers
  2 Operating Pressures - family relationships/peer group

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