A major tanker operator has spent considerable time and resources addressing the area of human behaviour. Their conclusion is that alertness is one area of human behaviour that has more impact then any other. Nine key internal and external factors (switches) which trigger an individual's altertness are listed which can serve as a basis for change in the design of onboard work areas, sleep patterns and watch standing routines.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proc Marine Safety Council USCG, v 52 n 3, May-June 1995, p 8 [2 p, 1 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Aspland, J
  • Publication Date: 1995


  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00717244
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 4 1996 12:00AM