Fatigue and Use of Medication While Operating Vessels

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released their Safer Seas Digest 2016 with an analysis of “Lessons Learned from Marine Accident Investigations”. Discovery Health would like to highlight two of the NTSB “lessons learned” which involve occupational medicine topics: Fatigue and Use of Medication While Operating Vessels.

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About the Author:

Dr. Ann Jarris is a Maritime and Remote Medicine Specialist based out of Seattle, WA. She has practiced as a physician for over 15 years in urban and remote settings. Her experience is in occupational, emergency, wilderness and virtual medicine. Dr. Jarris leads innovation and research efforts at Discovery Health MD as Co-Founder and CEO.

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