Examines the problem of human error in merchant marine safety. It is organized into two parts, with Part I treating the conclusions and recommendations and Part II the supportive information and analytic techniques. The study employs a literature review, a data base evaluation, job descriptions, casualty flow diagrams, and an in-depth survey in its overall analysis. The recommendations are aimed at developing countermeasures against human acts of commission or omission that lead to merchant marine casualties. Recommendations are made in 21 specific areas.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared by the Panel on Human Error in Merchant Marine Safety.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Transportation Research Board

    National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20418
  • Publication Date: 1976-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 135 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00139392
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Transportation Research Board
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: N00014-75-C-0711
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1976 12:00AM