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.
The popular impression of the Human Element emphasises competence and leadership. These alone are not sufficient. We also need usable ships and systems.
There are several design improvements that can minimize the possibility of human fatigue and stress.
Comfortable, clean, convivial accommodation, washing & toilet facilities, mess rooms, group meeting and exercise areas.....