Boating Accident Investigations 1972. Part I. Fire and Explosion.
Final rept. 1 Jul-30 Nov 72,
UNDERWRITER'S LABS INC TAMPA FLA MARINE DEPT
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The report describes a program of investigating boating accidents involving 1 fire and explosion cases and 2 swamping and capsizing cases within the continental United States. The entire program has been designed to be of maximum value to technical committees involved in the development of broad-based safety standards and to those in the Government with the responsibility of developing regulations for boats. The report describes the methodology involved in carrying out the program including 1 the system used in reporting accidents from all over the continental United States, 2 the guidelines for selecting cases to be investigated, 3 a discussion of the investigation techniques and limits and 4 the methods developed to accumulate the data collected.
- Marine Engineering
- Safety Engineering