Issue 38 - Health, wellbeing and welfare

20 Apr 2015 Issue 38 HE Alert Bulletin

... not trivial matters but they are closely connected to the practical matters of keeping ships and people safe and performing efficiently and well.

Bulletin Articles

08 Apr 2015

Wellness at Sea: Promoting onboard health and well-being

By choosing to be person-centred instead of problem-centred, the programme focuses on people - the centre point around which the industry revolves.

HE Alert Article
16 Apr 2015

Editorial - “The health, wellbeing and welfare of the seafarer is crucial to the safety of any ship.”

In a previous Issue of Alert! we have defined Occupational Health and Safety as: 'The effect of work, the working environment and living conditions on the health, safety and wellbeing of the person'.

HE Alert Article
20 Apr 2015

The cell phone call from Andreas’ fiancé was the last straw....

....on what had been a long hard day. She wanted to talk despite his explanation that he had just come off watch from a double header, 0800 to 1600, in the engine room and that he needed a break, and a beer, before he could concentrate.

HE Alert Article
23 Apr 2015

HE01320 - The mental health of seafarers

The objectives of this paper are to review published and unpublished information on the mental health of seafarers. Accompanies the article Getting the word out on mental illness on page 7 of Issue No. 38 of Alert! Keywords: Seafarer mental health, seafarer deaths, wellness

HE Alert Article
23 Apr 2015

HE01305 - Ergonomics at Sea

Professor Ask argues that designs for marine applications need special care because of unique hazards, multicultural crew and the extreme human machine interface environment where small controls are operating enormous machinery.

HE Alert Article
23 Apr 2015

HE01325 - Depression Checklist

To find out if you, or someone you know may have depression, complete the checklist.

HE Alert Article
23 Apr 2015

HE01310 - eMail Management

A short essay by an Operations Manager on how to manage emails when key personnel are on vacation. Keywords: administration, emails

HE Alert Article
23 Apr 2015

HE01315 - Lives in peril: Seafarers health and safety at risk

An essay on seafarer health and safety Keywords: health, safety, accidents, fatigue, stress, mental illness

HE Alert Article
21 Apr 2015

Exploring Occupational Health and Safety

The effect of work, the working environment and living conditions on the health, safety and wellbeing of the person. Codes, Guidelines & Advice Health & Wellbeing Safety Accidents

HE Alert Centre Spread