Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

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The Human Element
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The Human Element

Improving awareness of the human element in the maritime industry

Oct 2003

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  • Welcome to the first edition of Alert!

    Welcome to the first edition of Alert!

    Captain Robbie Middleton, FNI - President of the Nautical Institute

    The start of a campaign to raise the awareness of Human Element issues as they apply to the commercial maritime industry. This campaign is a 3 year project run by The Nautical Institute and sponsored by Lloyd’s Register.

  • Improving the awareness of The Human Element

    Improving the awareness of The Human Element

    David G Morrhouse, Chairman, Lloyds Register

    The maritime industry recognises that many accidents are the direct consequence of human failings and that in reality many of the others have a strong element of human involvement.

  • Just waiting to happen ... The work of the UK P&I Club

    Just waiting to happen ... The work of the UK P&I Club

    Editorial

    Human error costs the maritime industry $541m a year, according to the UK P&I Club. From their own analysis of 6091 major claims (over $100,000) spanning a period of 15 years, the Club has established that these claims have cost their members $2.6bn, 62% of which is attributable to human error.

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Human factors

‘Too much paperwork’ is the cry of many mariners today.