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Lives in Peril: Profit or Safety in the Global Maritime Industry?

David Walters, Cardiff Work Environment Research Centre, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, UK and Nick Bailey, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, UK
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
9780230573833, 0230573835
  • List of tables and figures
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of acronyms and abbreviations
  • Introduction: the health, safety and well-being of seafarers : understanding the challenges
  • The hazards of work at sea
  • A picture of health? evidence of mortality and morbidity amongst merchant seafarers
  • The hazards of work in merchant shipping
  • The structure and operation of the maritime industry and its approach to regulating the work environment
  • The structure and organisation of the maritime industry
  • Regulatory features of the maritime industry
  • Managing health and safety at sea
  • Understanding vulnerability in a globalised industry
  • Managing health and safety at sea limits to the conventional approach
  • The role of organised labour
  • Governance and regulation drivers and leverage in support of improved management of health and safety at sea
  • Conclusions
  • References.
xi, 262 pages ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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