30.07.2017

MARITIME TRANSPORTATION — SAFETY MANAGEMENT AND RISK ANALYSIS

Maritime Transportation - Safety Management and Risk Analysis

Author(s) Svein Kristiansen
Publisher Routledge
Date 2004
Pages 252
Format pdf
Size 6 Mb
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A truly authoritative guidebook expertly addressing the important issues of the maritime safety together with the instruments available to help people bring about improvement. It will be very useful for everyone who are directly engaged in the design or operation of the vessels.

The ambition of the author of this volume was to provide the students with a wider and more thorough understanding of all associated safety aspects of the vessel itself and as a transportation system. For Svein Kristensen it was quite important to address the known fact that maritime safety is not something only about the techniques and methods but it also concerns with the knowledge related to the save behavior. Engineers are commonly engaged in operations influencing risks and they may also be assigned the responsibility for the safety management in competition with the relevant time-pressure and economic considerations.

The content of the book has been organized in four parts, The first part provides the background, providing the introduction, giving the picture of the maritime risk and addressing the applicable rules and regulations. The second part deals with the statistical methods, including monitoring of the risk. The third part covers the risk analysis, including the estimation of damage, various risk analysis techniques, traffic based models, formal assessment of safety and cost benefit analysis.

Finally, the closing part of the book deals with the safety management and operations, covering the human factors, occupational safety matters and accident analysis, safety management and emergency preparedness...

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