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  • Taking into account human limitations in ship design

    Taking into account human limitations in ship design

    Issue No - 35 By Nikolaos P. Ventikos & Georgios V. Lykos National Technical University of Athens, School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

    There are several design improvements that can minimize the possibility of human fatigue and stress.

    Publish date: 21/04/2014

  • HE01250 - The human element in safe shipping

    HE01250 - The human element in safe shipping

    Issue No - 35 By J. Pray, K. McSweeney, C. Tomlinson, ABS, USA & B. Craig, Lamar University, USA

    Addresses need to address human element concerns in maritime systems. ABS human element-related topics include crew habitability, assessment of safety culture, identification of potential leading indicators of safety, mariner personal safety, & application of ergonomics to maritime environment.

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    Publish date: 1/04/2014

  • HE01245 - Designing efficient and safe machinery spaces for merchant ships: a human factors approach

    HE01245 - Designing efficient and safe machinery spaces for merchant ships: a human factors approach

    Issue No - 35 By Nicolas. J. Méry & Jonathan McGregor, Bureau Veritas, Division Marine, Research Department

    This paper outlines the Bureau Veritas approach to the development of design requirements for machinery spaces and their arrangement onboard merchant ships. An important aspect of the work being carried out is the integration of users’ characteristics and requirements....

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    Publish date: 1/04/2014

  • HE01240 - The values of ergonomics in ship design and operation

    HE01240 - The values of ergonomics in ship design and operation

    Issue No - 35 By N A Costa, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden & M Lützhöft, University of Tasmania, Australia

    This study explores and disseminates the success factors of Usercentred Design (UCD) from which seafarers believe they can benefit as ship users.

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    Publish date: 1/04/2014

  • HE01235 - Framework for consideration of ergonomics and work environment

    HE01235 - Framework for consideration of ergonomics and work environment

    Issue No - 35 By IMO

    The full text of IMO MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.3, plus Alert! Issue No. 34 page 8 article: Onboard work and habitability environments, with links to reference documents.

    Publish date: 1/04/2014