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Episode 216 | Task Fixation – A Barrier to Awareness

This episode examines how task fixation can impact situational awareness while working in high-risk environments.

 Length: 30 minutes

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Some people confuse tunnel vision and task fixation.  This episode explains the difference and provides best practices for developing and maintaining situational awareness.

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