Accession Number:

ADA458085

Title:

The National Shipbuilding Research Program, 1992 Ship Production Symposium Proceedings, Paper No. 5A-2: Human Factors - An Initiative in the United States Coast Guard

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND MARINE ENGINEERS JERSEY CITY NJ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

Although the concept of human factors is not new, it is new within the marine system. Ship design and operations are just a part of the marine system. The marine system is everything and anything associated with the marine community, environment, industry, etc. whether it is public or private. Human factors is a means to improve and maintain a better quality of life in both the workplace and the home. Human factors is compatible and complimentary with good managerial practices, and is back by sound engineering. The aim of this paper is to expose the reader to human factors.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE