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Investigation of the employment of disabled persons in the maritime industry e.g. new shore based jobs and the problems of disabled passengers in access and emergency situations.

Objective

The main objectives of the HANDIAMI project are:

1. To undertake a detailed comparative analysis of the level of existing provisions for disabled passengers in the maritime and other transport sectors.

2. To develop introductory training material for managers and staff in the maritime industry.

3. To promote the employment and retention of disabled maritime workers.

4. To highlight any safety specific issues that impact on ship design, operation and training.
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Demonstrations are foreseen for the following issues:

- Development of conceptual models for emergency situations on board ships (France)

- Passenger vessel emergencies - North Baltic and English Channel (Finland, Ireland and UK)

- Evacuation of passenger vessels (Greece)
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Related projects in the Waterborne Area.

Call for proposal

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Coordinator

SOUTHAMPTON INSTITUTE
EU contribution
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Address
EAST PARK TERRACE
SOUTHAMPTON
United Kingdom

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Participants (8)