Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

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Here you can browse through our online database library, containing articles, papers and industry reference material.

  • Editorial (18)

    Editorial (18)

    Issue No - 18 By .

    As most shipboard systems depend on some level of human involvement, the human link is a potential frailty that needs to be managed, monitored and nurtured. Healthy, happy, well trained and motivated mariners are essential to the safe running and commercial efficiency of any ship.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013

  • Editorial (17)

    Editorial (17)

    Issue No - 17 By .

    There is much documentary evidence to suggest that slips, trips and falls account for a high percentage of occupational accidents onboard ship.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013

  • Editorial (16)

    Editorial (16)

    Issue No - 16 By .

    Some time ago, the United Kingdom's Chief Inspector of Accidents reported that one of his greatest concerns for safety in merchant vessels was complacency. Some suggested that his statement was an affront to the professional mariner, while others conceded that it was a serious issue to be addressed.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013

  • editorial (15)

    editorial (15)

    Issue No - 15 By .

    Ship systems are protected by strict design standards and tolerances, by redundancy - particularly for critical systems - and by feedback processes that will ultimately activate an alarm of some sort, or take corrective action.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013

  • Editorial (14)

    Editorial (14)

    Issue No - 14 By .

    The ability to properly convey information by word of mouth and/or by written communication is important not only to the safety of ships’ crews, visitors and passengers, but also to the wellbeing of crews.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013