|Document ID (ISN)||107696|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0022-4375 - Journal of Safety Research
|Convention or series no.
||Hetherington C., Flin R., Mearns K.
||Safety in shipping: The human element
||2006, Vol.37, No.4, p.401-411. Illus. 60 ref.
||This literature survey reviews causal factors of shipping accidents, with emphasis on common themes of accidents, the influence of human error and interventions to make shipping safer. The review included 20 studies across the following areas: fatigue, stress, health, situation awareness, teamwork, decision-making, communication, automation and safety culture. It is concluded that by monitoring and modifying some of the human factors identified in this review, it would be possible to achieve improvements in maritime safety performance.
||United Kingdom; human factors; causes of accidents; sea transport; human failure; ships
||literature survey; automation; safety training in industry; state of health; fatigue; cognitive performance
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors
Industries and occupations