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People are important and ships need good, qualified, and motivated people to operate well. The use of technology has been introduced into many aspects of ship operation and design in recent years in order to reduce manning levels and costs, and improve operations.
Publish date: 1/07/2004
There is growing interest and increasing concern about the effects which psychological and social aspects of work may have on health and well being in shore based occupations.Download PDF
Publish date: 28/05/2004
This report concludes a study of relations between Danes and Filipinos on board Danish vessels.Download PDF
Publish date: 1/05/2004
The IMO definition of ergonomics is the study and design of working environments (e.g., workstation, cockpit, ship bridges) and their components, work practices, and work procedures for the benefit of the worker’s productivity, health, comfort, and safety.
Publish date: 1/04/2004
Given that ships in various forms have been with us since the dawn of time, the perennial lament from end-users, namely the seafarers, about the incongruity of ship designs with respect to safety, security, practicality, functionality and operability, still goes on today.
Publish date: 2/02/2004