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Vol 71, No 4 (2020)
Review article
Published online: 2020-12-30
Submitted: 2020-09-11
Accepted: 2020-11-12
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Work profile of maritime pilots in Germany

Marcus Oldenburg, Lukas Belz, Filip Barbarewicz, Volker Harth, Hans-Joachim Jensen
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2020.0046
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Pubmed: 33394492
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International Maritime Health 2020;71(4):275-277.

open access

Vol 71, No 4 (2020)
MARITIME MEDICINE Review articles
Published online: 2020-12-30
Submitted: 2020-09-11
Accepted: 2020-11-12

Abstract

Long and irregular shifts, unforeseeable operations and high responsibility are still prominent in the job of a pilot and pose high psycho-physical demands. Furthermore, there is a disturbed work-family balance. Working hours of pilots are highly variable and not bound by regulations due to irregularities of vessel traffic. The pilots have to work in a shifting rotation system. This paper demonstrates the stressors during their work routine and shows the usual working profile of a pilot during their service.

Abstract

Long and irregular shifts, unforeseeable operations and high responsibility are still prominent in the job of a pilot and pose high psycho-physical demands. Furthermore, there is a disturbed work-family balance. Working hours of pilots are highly variable and not bound by regulations due to irregularities of vessel traffic. The pilots have to work in a shifting rotation system. This paper demonstrates the stressors during their work routine and shows the usual working profile of a pilot during their service.

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Keywords

pilot; work profile; stressors

About this article
Title

Work profile of maritime pilots in Germany

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 71, No 4 (2020)

Article type

Review article

Pages

275-277

Published online

2020-12-30

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2020.0046

Pubmed

33394492

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2020;71(4):275-277.

Keywords

pilot
work profile
stressors

Authors

Marcus Oldenburg
Lukas Belz
Filip Barbarewicz
Volker Harth
Hans-Joachim Jensen

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