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  • Adopting a Human Systems Integration approach to design

    Adopting a Human Systems Integration approach to design

    Issue No - 24 By Bonnie Novak, BMT Designers & Planners, Inc

    Human Systems Integration is the systems engineering discipline directed at addressing human perform- ance in technology development and system acquisition. This includes designing for human capability, proficiency, human utilization, accommodation, survivability, health and personnel safety...

    Publish date: 17/09/2013

  • Editorial (19)

    Editorial (19)

    Issue No - 19 By .

    The image of shipping is not good in the eyes of the general public, who rarely hear of any good news stories. Instead, they are informed of ships in difficulties in stormy weather, of freak waves, of groundings and of the subsequent pollution and its effect on the environment.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013

  • Editorial (18)

    Editorial (18)

    Issue No - 18 By .

    As most shipboard systems depend on some level of human involvement, the human link is a potential frailty that needs to be managed, monitored and nurtured. Healthy, happy, well trained and motivated mariners are essential to the safe running and commercial efficiency of any ship.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013

  • Editorial (17)

    Editorial (17)

    Issue No - 17 By .

    There is much documentary evidence to suggest that slips, trips and falls account for a high percentage of occupational accidents onboard ship.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013

  • Editorial (16)

    Editorial (16)

    Issue No - 16 By .

    Some time ago, the United Kingdom's Chief Inspector of Accidents reported that one of his greatest concerns for safety in merchant vessels was complacency. Some suggested that his statement was an affront to the professional mariner, while others conceded that it was a serious issue to be addressed.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013