Bridge Resource Management (BRM) Michael R. Adams Chapter One

Define bridge resource management:
analytical framework that can be used to predict a vessel’s encounter with adversity due to human factors, or used to avoid such adversity
What are the three navigation resources aboard any vessel?
Equipment, Information, Humans
Approximately what percent of shipboard catastrophes are caused by human factors?
75-90%
List the principles we study for BRM.
Voyage Planning, Standardized Procedures, Situational Awareness and Voyage Monitoring, Stress, Complacency, Distraction, Communications, Fatigue, Pilot Integration, Teamwork & Error Chains