ARSA RSS Feed ARSA LinkedIn
Ask ARSA Online Portal

DGCA Asks Employers to Address Duty Time for Maintenance Staff

On Feb. 6, India’s Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued an airworthiness advisory circular (AAC) No. 1 of 2012 directing maintenance providers to ensure maintenance personnel receive adequate rest.

The DGCA recommends that employers create internal policies that “scrupulously adhere” to an eight hour shift for maintenance workers, including breaks. It further advises that no shifts exceed 12 hours and suggests that company policies should consider the complexity of the work when scheduling personnel.

The AAC also outlines hazards that can arise from working while fatigued, and proposes several guidelines to manage fatigue risks and ensure that workers understand the dangers associated with fatigue.

~~~ posted 3/9/12 ~~~



More from ARSA

Anti-Viral Measures

For the use of its members and the larger aviation community, ARSA is maintaining this page as a resource for virus-related updates on policy initiatives and business needs. Please bookmark…Read More

EM.TEC Meeting Covers Brexit, Bilaterals and Pandemic Recovery

On May 4, ARSA Managing Director and General Counsel Marshall Filler represented the association at a remote meeting of the EASA Engineering & Maintenance Technical Committee (EM.TEC). EASA managers briefed…Read More

Hotline Highlight – Manual Transmission Comes Standard

The hotline – ARSA’s premier member newsletter – contains news, editorial content, analysis and resources for the aviation maintenance community. All members should ensure they receive their edition the first week of…Read More

Manuals & Tools

Tools for ARSA Members | RSQM Compilation | Order Form | FAQ The association provides model manuals, programs and supplements designed to assist companies with regulatory compliance. Each model or template has…Read More

ARSA Survey – Recovery Renews Workforce Concerns

In the wake of 2020’s unprecedented economic disruptions, the aviation maintenance industry is showing signs of recovery. ARSA’s 2021 member survey illustrates cautious optimism tempered by renewed concerns about the technician…Read More
ARSA