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  • 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

  • Introduction to Issue 34

    Introduction to Issue 34

    Issue No - 34 By Editorial

    In this issue of Alert! we are focusing on Habitability. In Issue No. 11 of Alert! we define Habitability as: Comfortable, clean (and cleanable) and convivial accommodation, washing & toilet facilities, mess rooms, group meeting and exercise areas.....

    Publish date: 19/12/2013

  • Crew Habitability: What you need to know

    Crew Habitability: What you need to know

    Issue No - 34 By Dr. Kevin McSweeney, Manager – Safety & Human Factors Group, ABS Corporate Technology – www.eagle.org

    The main goals of designing for habitability are to provide a design that will enhance human performance, mental alertness, the quality of life for seafarers, and quite possibly crew recruiting and retention.

    Publish date: 12/12/2013