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  • Issue 35 - Introduction

    Issue 35 - Introduction

    Issue No - 35 By 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.

    Publish date: 25/04/2014

  • HE01380 - The Human-Centred Approach - A Best Practice Guide for Equipment Manufacturers

    HE01380 - The Human-Centred Approach - A Best Practice Guide for Equipment Manufacturers

    By Lloyd's Register

    A reference of best practice to support examination of the extent to which human element issues are considered in an equipment manufacturing organization, from corporate strategy to technical design activities.

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    Publish date: 23/04/2014

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

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

    Issue No - 35 By 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.

    Publish date: 23/04/2014

  • Taking into account human limitations in ship design

    Taking into account human limitations in ship design

    Issue No - 35 By 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.

    Publish date: 21/04/2014

  • HE01250 - The human element in safe shipping

    HE01250 - The human element in safe shipping

    Issue No - 35 By J. Pray, K. McSweeney, C. Tomlinson, ABS, USA & B. Craig, Lamar University, USA

    Addresses need to address human element concerns in maritime systems. ABS human element-related topics include crew habitability, assessment of safety culture, identification of potential leading indicators of safety, mariner personal safety, & application of ergonomics to maritime environment.

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    Publish date: 1/04/2014