NTSB Marine Accident Investigation Course

press release
Wednesday, November 02, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board is holding its Marine Accident Investigation course on December 5-9, 2011.

 

The course, held at NTSB's Training Center in Ashburn, Virginia, focuses on the fundamentals of marine accident investigation including fracture analysis, human factors, survivability, operations, engineering, and electronic data collection and analysis. Current and former NTSB marine accident investigators are the course instructors. Attendees should have basic knowledge of marine transportation issues. Previous participants have included marine accident investigators, safety personnel from the marine industry, civilian and military agencies, and members of the academic community. For registration information, click on the following link: www.ntsb.gov/trainingcenter/CourseInfo/2011-Courses/MS101_2011.htm.

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