National Transport Safety Board Methodology for Investigating Operator Fatigue in a Transportation Accident
by National Transport Safety Board
The approach of the National Transport Safety Board is to deduce the exact details of an event via a variety of checklists. This particular checklist emphasizes the role of human error – i.e. exhaustion – in various accidents. The methodology begins with establishing four primary questions. These questions center around habits leading up to the accident and segue into initial observations. Within a cyber context, simple behaviors such as lending out passwords, using a USB device, or employee disgruntlement may establish the premise for a consequent cyber incident.