MAC believes those interested in maritime safety, not matter how well experience, may have much to learn from, and be inspired by, other field in which safety is critical and errors may be disastrous, if not tragic, including medicine. This year’s BBC Reith Lectures by Dr Atul Gawande examines the nature of progress and failure in medicine. There may be lessons there for those in the maritime domain as well.
Listen to the first two episodes for free here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/reith
They can also be downloaded for later listening.