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Collision between Elka Apollon and MSC Nederland: NTSB report blames pilot

Collision between Elka Apollon and MSC Nederland: NTSB report blames pilot | Creating designs 'fit' for people! | Scoop.it
This is a reproduction of the synopsis published by the National Transportation Safety Board: NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD Public Meeting of September 25, 2012 (Information subject to editing) Marine Accident Report: Collision of Tankship...

 

Further discussion about NTSB: Preliminary Report: DCA12FM002 ( sco.lt/6hCd5l )

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Creating designs 'fit' for people @ CQUniversity, Australia

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I hope you enjoy and gain value from this curated topic which includes 'scoops' from official reports, articles, blogs, video and photo galleries.  The posts have been selected through the lens of an active researcher and educator in safety science and human factors design (you can learn more about how that perspective is informed at https://www.linkedin.com/in/yvonnetoft ).

 

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Fireman charged with manslaughter through gross negligence over arson deaths ...

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Fireman Jay Liptrot, 43, was among the first firefighters on the scene of the 200C inferno at a block of flats in Prestatyn, North Wales. Pictured, the damage to the front room after the arson attack.
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Japan: Man arrested after using drone to dump radioactive sand on leader’s office in nuke protest

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We've seen quadcopters used in a myriad of ways over the last couple of years, but using one to transport radioactive material as part of a political protest certainly appears to be a first.
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Air Crash investigation 2015 new series ...

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Ditching of Israel Aircraft Westwind 1124A aircraft, SW of Norfolk Island Airport - Investigation reopened

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The main focus of the re-opened investigation to date has been the review of documentation requested from the CASA, the operator and other organisations...
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Sydney hit by severe hail storm, five warehouses collapse

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Five warehouses collapse in thunderstorms that blanketed parts of Sydney and the Blue Mountains with large hail stones.
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Do we need to rethink our building codes in light of extreme weather events?

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Drone Crash Database

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Drone Wars UK began compiling details of military drone crashes in 2010. Our database cover crashes of large (Class II and III) military drones since 01 Jan 2007. It has been compiled from USAF Acc...
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GOP strongly backs drone strikes, despite accident

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Congressional Republicans remain staunchly committed to anti-terrorism drone strikes despite a January drone operation that accidentally killed a U.S. civilian and an Italian in Pakistan. Hawkish Republicans said Thursday that the death of Warren Weinstein was tragic but that it was collateral damage in the global war on terror. Asked in interviews...
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NTSB Releases First Report On Fatal EagleMed Helicopter Crash Near Eufaula

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The National Transportation Safety Board released its Preliminary Report on the crash of a medical helicopter that killed the pilot last month.
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NTSB looking at second Metro incident as part of tunnel-smoke probe

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Federal investigators have requested cables damaged in a February smoke episode at the Court House station.
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Computer security's weak link: Humans

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They're the cause of most corporate network breaches, but there's no easy solution to that problem
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Lufthansa says wasn't required to report Lubitz depression

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BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa indicated Monday that it was under no obligation to report to Germany's national aviation authority the fact that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had suffered from depression before qualifying as a pilot several years ago.
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Sent an email to the wrong person? Unsend.it lets you remove it from their inbox

Sent an email to the wrong person? Unsend.it lets you remove it from their inbox | Creating designs 'fit' for people! | Scoop.it
A new service, UnSend.it, lets you unsend and edit accidental e-mails to unintended recipients.
The post Sent an email to the wrong person? Unsend.it lets you remove it from their inbox appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Amtrak Train Derailed Going 106 M.P.H. on Sharp Curve; at Least 7 Killed

Amtrak Train Derailed Going 106 M.P.H. on Sharp Curve; at Least 7 Killed | Creating designs 'fit' for people! | Scoop.it
The Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night was traveling at a speed twice the speed limit on that stretch of track, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
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'Pipelines blow up and people die'

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After a series of deadly accidents, Congress created an office to oversee the nation's oil and gas pipelines. A decade later, problems persist at an agency closely tied to the industry it regulates.
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Hard landing involving an Airbus A330, 9M-MTA at Melbourne Airport, Vic. 14 March 2015

Hard landing involving an Airbus A330, 9M-MTA at Melbourne Airport, Vic. 14 March 2015 | Creating designs 'fit' for people! | Scoop.it
The investigation is continuing and will examine the circumstances of the occurrence, including analysis of recorded flight and other data, interviewing the flight crew and gathering and analysing additional information as necessary.
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Derailment of freight train 3MP9 near Malbooma SA on 10 April 2014

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Floodwaters caused scouring of the track formation, compromising its capacity to support the train.
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Earthquake in Nepal leaves hundreds dead

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At least 806 people are dead after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake early Saturday near Kathmandu, Nepal's capital and largest city, authorities say.
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Tunisian captain of sunken migrant boat appears in Italian court

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The Tunisian captain of a migrant boat that sank over the weekend has appeared in a court in Italy. Prosecutors accuse the man of causing the tragedy that killed some 700 people.
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3 people on SkyWest flight lose consciousness, forcing emergency landing

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Three people aboard a SkyWest airlines flight on its way to Connecticut lost consciousness Wednesday causing the plane to be diverted, descend deeply and made an emergency landing in New York.
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Bendy battery promises safe, speedy charging

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Engineers unveil a flexible aluminium battery which they say could offer a cheap, fast-charging and safe alternative to current designs.
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Human error: Personal details of world leaders leaked

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by Stephanie Boyd - Private information of the world's most powerful people accidentally forwarded to wrong email recipient Personal details of the 31 world leaders who attended the G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia, last year were accidentally...
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ATSB issues report on helicopter winching accident

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The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is encouraging helicopter operators conducting medical winching operations to consider the risk of patients slipping out of a rescue strop, following the completion of its investigation into a 2013 helicopter winching accident.
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Users smallest source of concern despite causing most security breaches

Users smallest source of concern despite causing most security breaches | Creating designs 'fit' for people! | Scoop.it
Persistent shortcomings in corporate information-security policy continue to compromise security efforts by exposing organisations to human error and the ever more-clever depredations of ransomware and other malware authors, peak security group...
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Semenyih crash: Investigation report ready in a month

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The post-mortem report on Aidana Baizieva will be announced together with the investigation report, says Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai.
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Replacement or upgrade of oil train cars urgently needed, NTSB says

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The National Transportation Safety Board issued a series of recommendations calling for tank cars to be fitted with protective systems better able to withstand fire than the bare steel construction now widely in use.
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