Insights from the analysis of occupational accidents on board ships

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Abstract

The maritime working environment includes physical, ergonomic, environmental, psychological, and cultural contributors which may lead to the occurrence of occupational accidents and injuries. Therefore, the identification of underlying causes of fatalities, as well as non-fatal occupational injuries onboard ships, is essential to define priorities and design effective preventive strategies on
occupational health and safety. This paper presents the results from a descriptive analysis of onboard ships occupational accidents conducted on a historical database and describe the existing gaps in occupational accidents data collection and analysis. Moreover, recommendations to overcome these gaps are provided.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2021
Event1st International Conference on the Stability and Safety of Ships and Ocean Vehicles - Online
Duration: 7 Jun 202111 Jun 2021
http://www.stability-and-safety-2021.org/

Conference

Conference1st International Conference on the Stability and Safety of Ships and Ocean Vehicles
Abbreviated titleSTAB&S 2021
Period7/06/2111/06/21
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Keywords

  • occupational accidents
  • accidents onboard ships
  • injuries
  • fatalities
  • casual factors

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