Pilot Ladder Safety and the Human Factor

Herman Broers

In the latest issue of CHIRP’s Maritime Feedback Issue 66, the relation between Pilot Ladder Safety and the Human Factor, a very good read. The factors Capability, Culture and Local Practices are discussed.

Capability – Is your team capable of recognising a worn or corroded securing fitting? Is your management team receptive to suggestions for change for poorly designed equipment? Does your company operate a Request for Change system?

Source: chirp maritime bulletin 66

As usual the CHIRP is a very good read and the maritime bulletin can be found here.

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