A HUMAN FACTORS STUDY OF U.K. MARITIME PILOTS

The paper represents an interim account of a two-year "human factors" study of pilotage which has got underway mainly as a result of the pilots' own initiatives. Pilots express project of this kind. anxious about their health. They also show concern for the safe guidance of ships using British ports and waters. The project program includes medical and ship workload studies using electrocardiograms and studies using diaries and questionnaires. Some prelimanary findings are reported which strongly endorse the decision to have set out on a project of this kind. Order from NSFI as No. 17203.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in the Design and Operation of Ships, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Industry and Trade, England

    Abell House, John Islip Street
    London SW1P 4LN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Shipley, P
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 524

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196346
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM