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  • Human error - a fragile chain of contributing elements

    Human error - a fragile chain of contributing elements

    Issue No - 3 By Harald Fotland,ice President, Gard Services AS

    It is commonly agreed in the shipping industry that close to 80% of accidents are rooted in human error. The trend also indicates that there are fewer accidents caused by technical failure of a piece of equipment, and an increasing number that can be explained by human error.

    Publish date: 1/03/1994