Accession Number:

ADA028371

Title:

Human Error in Merchant Marine Safety.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC MARITIME TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

144.0

Abstract:

This study employs a literature review, a data base evaluation, job descriptions, casualty flow diagrams, and an in-depth survey in its overall analysis of human error problems aboard merchant vessels. 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.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE