Demon Hunt - The Role of Endsley's Demons of Situation Awareness in Maritime Accidents

  title={Demon Hunt - The Role of Endsley's Demons of Situation Awareness in Maritime Accidents},
  author={Tim Claudius Stratmann and Susanne CJ Boll},
Human Error is the cause of most maritime accidents. In a majority of the cases the source of the Human Error is a lack of Situation Awareness. Endsley et al. have identified eight causes that corrupt the Situation Awareness of human operators, the so-called Demons of Situation Awareness (SA Demons). We analyzed over five-hundred maritime accident reports for each of the eight SA Demons to provide a ranking of the causes and to identify the most prominent ones. Addressing these SA Demons… Expand

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