|Document ID (ISN)||58509|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0095-6562 - Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Landolt J.P., Light I.M., Greenen M.G., Monaco C.
||Seasickness in totally-enclosed motor-propelled survival craft: Five offshore oil rig disasters
||Feb. 1992, Vol.63, No.2, p.138-144. Illus. 23 ref.
||Five mobile offshore drilling unit disasters were studied to assess the degree to which seasickness occurs and endangers the lives of occupants of totally-enclosed motor-propelled survival craft (TEMPSC). Other marine incidents were reviewed and a literature search was carried out to assess the same seasickness problem. Seasickness was found to occur in 75% or more of TEMPSC occupants in four of the rig disasters studied. Good leadership and practical training in sea survival play a major part in the amelioration of seasickness, and good ergonomics and redesign of the TEMPSC would help control seasickness and improve habitability.
||motion sickness; sea transport; offshore oil extraction; rescue equipment; lifeboats
||rescue from drowning; literature survey
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Canada; United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
Petroleum and natural gas industry