|Ergonomic work analysis of airbus pilots job in Brazil|
|Monteiro TP, Marques DC, Barbosa VG, Uatanabe P. Work 2012; 41: 5905-5911.|
|Affiliation: Departamento de Engenharia Industrial, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Moita Bonita Street 139 - 203, Vila Valqueire 21330-220 RJ, Brazil.|
|(Copyright © 2012, IOS Press)|
|This article is the result of a case study of ergonomic work analysis carried out in a Brazilian airline company, focused on the safety of the activity of Airbus pilots from the company's national lines. The study was divided in three parts, each one with different approach. First step is how critical situations such as accidents and incidents are dealt with during flight. Then it comes to discuss about adversities found in the working place, the airbus cockpit, and the development of risk map. Last but not least, the study focused in how the irregular working journey compromises the biological clock of the pilots end may cause social issues.