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  • Using good design practice to reduce slip, trip and fall accidents

    Using good design practice to reduce slip, trip and fall accidents

    Issue No - 17 By Nicolas MERY; Dr. Marc LASSAGNE & Jon McGREGOR

    Slips, trips and falls (STFs) are the leading causes of injuries for personnel working onboard commercial ships, sometimes even resulting in death. In addition to their human cost, STFs can also lead to significant expenses for shipowners, P&I clubs and insurance companies.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013

  • Editorial (10)

    Editorial (10)

    Issue No - 10 By .

    Regulation is required to ensure safer and secure shipping and cleaner oceans; and for the setting of common standards for ship and system design and build, for the education and training of the various stakeholders, and for operational procedures.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013

  • Editorial (9)

    Editorial (9)

    Issue No - 9 By .

    Maybe you do not need to think about people when designing a ship, or you get ‘rewarded’ for not involving them during build, but you cannot pretend that ships can run without a crew – at least not for the foreseeable future.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013

  • Crew expectations

    Crew expectations

    Issue No - 8 By Editorial

    When they eventually board their new ship, the expectations of the crew are of a ship that is ‘fit for
    purpose’ - designed and built with the user and the operational task in mind, taking into account the environmental conditions that it is likely to encounter during its working life.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013

  • Know thy users - for they are not you!

    Know thy users - for they are not you!

    Issue No - 7 By Editorial

    A ship is comprised of a number of Systems; each system has a specific purpose and it can either operate alone or form a component part of a larger system. A System is a combination of interacting elements (human and/or machine) organized to achieve one or more stated purposes.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013