HUMAN ERROR IN MERCHANT MARINE SAFETY
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.
- Prepared by the Panel on Human Error in Merchant Marine Safety.
Maritime Transportation Research BoardNational Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC United States 20418
- Publication Date: 1976-6
- Pagination: 135 p.
- TRT Terms: Casualties; Fatalities; Human error; Marine safety; Merchant marine; Water transportation crashes
- Old TRIS Terms: Casualty data; Ship casualties
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors;
- 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