Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

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Ergonomics and maintainability
Issue
35
Ergonomics and maintainability

...the study, design and maintenance of working environments for the benefit of the worker’s productivity, health, comfort and safety...

Apr 2014

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  • Issue 35 - Introduction

    Issue 35 - Introduction

    Editorial

    The Alert! cover story for this issue features a sad incident in which two crew members died because of a long-standing design flaw. In this issue of Alert! we are focussing on Ergonomics and Maintainability.

  • Taking a human-centred approach - Guides for ship designers and equipment manufacturers

    Taking a human-centred approach - Guides for ship designers and equipment manufacturers

    Dr Jonathan Earthy, Lloyd’s Register

    The popular impression of the Human Element emphasises competence and leadership. These alone are not sufficient. We also need usable ships and systems.

  • Taking into account human limitations in ship design

    Taking into account human limitations in ship design

    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.

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Ergonomics and Maintainability

Ergonomics and the work environment
Human-centered design best practice
Habitability
Fatigue mitigation

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Issue
34

Habitability

Comfortable, clean, convivial accommodation, washing & toilet facilities, mess rooms, group meeting and exercise areas.....

Issue
36

Operability, accessibility & manoeuvrability

A guide to useful design principles of operability which can make the operation of ships safer and easier, reducing the risks of accident.