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Document ID (ISN)104468
CIS number 05-731
ISSN - Serial title 1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de médecine du travail
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gentile S., Pellissier V., Tézenas du Montcel S., Antoniotti S., Gérin O., San Marco J.L.
Title Impact of the working constraints of high speed ships on the health of seafarers
Original title Retentissement sur la santé du personnel navigant des contraintes spécifiques à la navigation sur les navires à grande vitesse [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 2000, Vol.61, No.5, p.297-303. 8 ref.
Abstract This article examines the impact on tiredness, watchfulness and perceived health of constraints associated with work on high-speed ships. A study of 50 workers on two high-speed ships and one traditional ship was carried out in 1997. Results indicated that while the constraints of sailing in high-speed ships had a greater effect on the crew's tiredness and watchfulness compared to the traditional ship, the impact did not appear to cause any physiological changes that would threaten the security or health of those on board.
Descriptors (primary) state of health; fatigue; sea transport; conditions of work; ships
Descriptors (secondary) human relations; nervous fatigue; physical fatigue; survey; vigilance
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Water transportation