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  • Editorial (21)

    Editorial (21)

    Issue No - 21 By .

    Throughout the last 20 issues of Alert!, we have emphasised the importance of the human element to the safe and efficient operation of any ship, not least the need for communication between all stakeholders to ensure that the ship is ‘fit for purpose’.

    Publish date: 19/09/2013

  • The role of human behaviour in safety at sea

    The role of human behaviour in safety at sea

    Issue No - 33 By Film from MCA Booklet

    The authors of the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) book The Human Element: a guide to human behaviour in the shipping industry - have teamed up with a maritime training film maker to produce a film about the role of human behaviour in safety
    at sea.

    Publish date: 18/09/2013

  • Just being an experienced mariner does not make for a good educator and trainer

    Just being an experienced mariner does not make for a good educator and trainer

    Issue No - 29 By Captain John Lloyd, Director, National Centre for Ports and Shipping, Australian Maritime College

    Like many professions in the maritime sector, maritime education and training is heavily dependent upon former mariners to deliver the skills and knowledge necessary to the next generation of seafarers.

    Publish date: 18/09/2013

  • The need for human element competence among Classification Society Surveyors

    The need for human element competence among Classification Society Surveyors

    Issue No - 28 By Olivia Walker, Curriculum Leader, Senior Specialist – Human Element, Lloyd’s Register

    One way for the human element to make an impact on a large scale is through the inclusion of ergonomic design requirements in Classification Rules and Regulations. Class provides a means, with corresponding verification, to make far-reaching ergonomic improvements.

    Publish date: 18/09/2013

  • The human elements are what they are, and they are what make us human

    The human elements are what they are, and they are what make us human

    Issue No - 27 By Brady Hogg, Curriculum Leader, Marine Engineering & John Leyland, Lecturer in Management Fleetwood Nautical Campus

    The human element is a generic term to describe what makes humans behave the way they do and the consequences that result. As a subject it is of great importance to everyone in the maritime industry because we all rely on the contributions of each other to succeed in our business.

    Publish date: 18/09/2013