Published on August 1st, 2021 📆 | 5227 Views ⚑0
Case Study From the Middle East
Petroleum Development Oman operates in harsh environments over which their drivers cover more than 320 million km annually. Driver fatigue is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle incidents (MVIs) associated with operations. The objective of the complete paper is to understand further how technology can support the prevention of driver fatigue and to explore driver beliefs related to fatigue and the technology designed to assist in fatigue avoidance. This study helped the operator’s safety specialists understand driver fatigue and develop mechanisms to prevent it.
Previous research has found that motor vehicle crash fatalities in the oil and gas industry are up to 8.5 times more common than in other occupations.