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Global BC News: Sleep deprivation caused YVR near miss

Global BC News,Ted Cherneki, reports on the level of fatigue the air traffic controller was suffering in 2011 when two Westjet flights nearly collided at YVR airport:

 

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Correlation between risk and fatigue in the workplace

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Fatigue Science welcomes Amelie St Onge Tousignant as VP, Channel Programs

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