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National Seafarer Wellness Conference - To Address Human Factors in the Maritime Industry  

5th October 2022
A "Seafarer Wellness" conference will be held in the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on Friday 7th October

A "Seafarer Wellness" conference will be held in the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on Friday 7th October 2022, to address human factors in the maritime industry.

The conference, organised by the Department of Maritime Studies NMCI/MTU, the Irish Institute of Master Mariners and the Nautical Institute, is the first of its kind to be held in Ireland and will set a baseline for the future.
Over 1.5 million seafarers play a vital part in the supply chain, keeping national and international economies operational during the pandemic.

Food, fuel, and everyday goods are transported in thousands of ships worldwide around the clock. There is little room for error which could result in loss of life, injury, pollution and delays. The maritime industry is safety critical and depends on professional people to minimise incidents, including accidents caused by human error.

Leading experts in the area, including medical professionals, psychologists, researchers and professional seafarers, will give presentations, generate discussion, debate and suggest solutions to address the human factors that influence life on board ships.

Topics such as resilience, diet, nutrition, fitness, stress, fatigue and psychosocial aspects will be presented. Maritime stakeholders, medical professionals and anyone interested in human factors will find the conference informative.

Tickets are available at the following Eventbrite link

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