DISTRACTIONS DURING BRIDGE WATCH

DISTRACTIONS DURING BRIDGE WATCH DISTRACTIONS DURING BRIDGE WATCH - Start

Added : 2018-03-08 Views :27K

Download Presentation

DISTRACTIONS DURING BRIDGE WATCH




Download Presentation - The PPT/PDF document "DISTRACTIONS DURING BRIDGE WATCH" is the property of its rightful owner. Permission is granted to download and print the materials on this web site for personal, non-commercial use only, and to display it on your personal computer provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright notices contained in the materials. By downloading content from our website, you accept the terms of this agreement.



Presentations text content in DISTRACTIONS DURING BRIDGE WATCH

Slide1

DISTRACTIONS DURING BRIDGE WATCH

Slide2

MAIN DISTRACTIONS

Distractions could be caused due to

Workload, stress or fatigue

Unexpected VHF call which occupies the full attention of the OOW and results in the exclusion of more urgent needs

Unexpected calls from engine room,

Inadequacy and confusion due to lack of

experience.

• Other distractions.• These errors, if not rectified in time, could result in formation of an error chain.

Slide3

MAIN DISTRACTIONS

An effective way to detect an error is by cross checks. Error thus detected can be eliminated. The effective time to correct such errors is at the time of handing over / taking over watch as the crosschecks can now be carried out by a second person. Check on errors are traditionally explained as ' a stitch in time saves nine" or " but for the horse shoe nail the battle was lost"

Slide4

WORKLOAD, STRESS & FATIGUE

Lack of sleep:

Cumulative;

The need to sleep.

Circadian rhythm:

Physiological and behavioural process;

Ups and downs

.

Consequences:

Poor judgment;

Slower reactions;

Forgetting systematic checks;

Decrease in problem-solving ability;

Withdrawal

Slide5

UNEXPECTED VHF CALLS

Passing through high traffic zone.

Continuous communication noise on VHF.

Unexpected/urgent VHF/distress call to attended

.

GMDSS calls

.

Slide6

UNEXPECTED CALLS FROM ENGINE ROOM

Very frequent calls from Engine room for routine operations/ information's during critical navigation passage.

Slide7

CONFUSION DUE TO LACK OF EXPERIENCE

Insufficient work experience and work knowledge also creates lot of confusion and then distracts the watch keeper from taking right approach/decision during critical times.

Slide8

UNEXPECTED DISTURBANCE

MASTER:

Telephone calls – personal, official, agents, others

.

Emails: responding to pre-arrival or departure information.

Family- WIFE AND KIDS

. ( if on board)

Ship

staff

on

bridge

NAVIGATING TEAMEngaged in other paper

work / Pending

job assigned to them.

Telephone calls – mostly

personal

Involves with paperwork, mail, arrival / departure papers or requisitions etc.

TV, RADIO,

NEWSPAPER / MAGZINES, I-PADS ETC.

INEFFICIENT BRIDGE AIRCON / NOISE / GLARE ETC.

Slide9

HOW TO AVOID DISTRACTION

Adequate rest prior taking over watch.

Zero fatigue level.

Avoid stress and other work pressure during watch.

For unexpected VHF/Distress calls seek additional persons for handling them.

Advise E/R to call bridge only in urgency during critical navigation

. Keep outgoings calls brief and to the point.

NO personal phone calls from bridge, TV, Radio or any other similar equipment should be allowed on bridge.

Any extra person,

family / other

ship staff to present on board during critical navigation

. No meals on Bridge.

Avoid idle conversations, jokes with staff / Pilots etc.

Avoid mail reception, transmission and other non essential works. Focus on the job at hand.

Slide10

THANK YOU

The final piece of advise – Navigation Bridge is to be kept free of clutter and unnecessary visitors during critical periods.

Slide11


About DocSlides
DocSlides allows users to easily upload and share presentations, PDF documents, and images.Share your documents with the world , watch,share and upload any time you want. How can you benefit from using DocSlides? DocSlides consists documents from individuals and organizations on topics ranging from technology and business to travel, health, and education. Find and search for what interests you, and learn from people and more. You can also download DocSlides to read or reference later.
Youtube