Since 2008 Syamantak is affiliated with the School of Management,
Plymouth University, UK where he is currently an associate professor.
His research interest includes globalisation, capital and labour,
management of workplace health and safety, human resource management
and safety in the maritime industry. His recent publications have
appeared in Employee Relations, Safety Science, Economic and
Industrial Democracy and Marine Policy. Between 2004 and 2009
Syamantak conducted his doctoral studies at SIRC in Cardiff
University, UK with Nippon Foundation scholarship where he
investigated the practice of occupational health and safety management
in the maritime industry. Prior to that, he spent over 15 years in the
maritime industry and is Master Mariner by profession. He has sailed
on various types of tankers on international voyages including as a
ship captain working with Denholm Ship Management for over two years
and as a marine safety manager in Chemoil Corporation in Singapore for
another one and half years.
Thesis title: The Impact of the ISM Code on the Management of Occupational Health and Safety in the Maritime Industry
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