Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Library

Here you can browse through our online database library, containing articles, papers and industry reference material.

  • HE01305 - Ergonomics at Sea

    HE01305 - Ergonomics at Sea

    Issue No - 38 By Thomas Ask

    Professor Ask argues that designs for marine applications need special care because of unique hazards, multicultural crew and the extreme human machine interface environment where small controls are operating enormous machinery.

    Publish date: 23/04/2015

  • The cell phone call from Andreas’ fiancé was the last straw....

    The cell phone call from Andreas’ fiancé was the last straw....

    Issue No - 38 By Cover Story

    ....on what had been a long hard day. She wanted to talk despite his explanation that he had just come off watch from a double header, 0800 to 1600, in the engine room and that he needed a break, and a beer, before he could concentrate.

    Publish date: 20/04/2015

  • Editorial - “<em>The health, wellbeing and welfare of the seafarer is crucial to the safety of any ship.”</em>

    Editorial - “The health, wellbeing and welfare of the seafarer is crucial to the safety of any ship.”

    Issue No - 38 By David Squire FNI, FCMI

    In a previous Issue of Alert! we have defined Occupational Health and Safety as:
    'The effect of work, the working environment and living conditions on the health, safety and wellbeing of the person'.

    Publish date: 16/04/2015

  • Wellness at Sea: Promoting onboard health and well-being

    Wellness at Sea: Promoting onboard health and well-being

    Issue No - 38 By Vicky Macleod, Sailors’ Society

    By choosing to be person-centred instead of problem-centred, the programme focuses on people - the centre point around which the industry revolves.

    Publish date: 8/04/2015

  • HE01280 - On future ship safety – people, complexity and systems

    HE01280 - On future ship safety – people, complexity and systems

    Issue No - 37 By Vaughan Pomeroy, Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute, UK

    This paper considers the characteristics of risk and the important influences of the human
    element, innovative solutions and complex engineered systems on the future of maritime
    safety. Residual risk remains once all practicable steps have been taken to manage the
    risks.

    Publish date: 12/01/2015