eCite Digital Repository

Determination of human error probabilities for the maintenance operations of marine engines

Citation

Islam, R and Abbassi, R and Garaniya, V and Khan, FI, Determination of human error probabilities for the maintenance operations of marine engines, Journal of Ship Production and Design, 32, (2) pp. 1-9. ISSN 8756-1417 (2016) [Refereed Article]


Preview
PDF
Restricted - Request a copy
1Mb
  

Copyright Statement

Article copyright remains with the publisher, society or author(s) as specified within the article.

DOI: doi:10.5957/JSPD.32.2.150004

Abstract

Human error is a crucial factor in the shipping industry and not to mention numerous human errors occur during the maintenance procedures of marine engines. Determination of human error probabilities (HEPs) is important to reduce the human errors and prevent the accidents. Nevertheless, determination of HEPs in the maintenance procedures of marine engines has not been given desired attention. The aim of this study is to determine the HEPs for the maintenance procedures of the marine engines to minimize the human errors and preclude accidents from the shipping industry. The Success Likelihood Index Method is used to determine the HEPs due to the unavailability of human error data for maintenance procedures of marine engines. The results showed that among the 43 considered activities in this study, inspection and overhauls piston/piston rings have the lowest HEP meaning it has a lower consequence for accidents. On the other hand, fuel and lubricating oil filters pressure difference checking and renews filter elements activity have the highest HEP indicating it has high chances for accidents.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:human factor, errors, probability, SLIM, engines, maintenance
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Maritime Engineering
Research Field:Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Objective Division:Transport
Objective Group:Water Transport
Objective Field:Water Transport not elsewhere classified
Author:Islam, R (Mr TM Rabiul Islam)
Author:Abbassi, R (Dr Rouzbeh Abbassi)
Author:Garaniya, V (Dr Vikram Garaniya)
Author:Khan, FI (Professor Faisal Khan)
ID Code:106109
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:NC Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Deposited On:2016-01-29
Last Modified:2017-09-15
Downloads:1 View Download Statistics

Repository Staff Only: item control page