Addressing Human Factors in shipping: A balance between crew empowerment and operational excellence is vital
SAFETY4SEA requested for Nigel's expert advice on Safety and it was featured in their website under the "Opinions" column.
Nigel Koh, Chief Executive Officer of SOL-X Pte. Ltd., a Behavioral Based Safety company, outlines the key safety challenges of human factors and ways to mitigate risks onboard. Considering that lack of operational safety awareness amongst crew and inadequate work methods may lead to incidents/accidents at sea, it is important that the industry focus on equipping seafarers with the right tools and systems, as highlighted by Nigel.