ACCIDENT PREVENTION ON BOARD SHIP AT SEA AND IN PORT
|Author(s)||Sectoral Activities Department|
|D O W N L O A D|
The main goal of the present Code is to provide industry with the practical guidelines of health and safety in working on board ships with a view to ensuring that the responsibility is duly understood and that it remains the top priority for all persons concerned with the maritime transportation including owners, seafarers and governments, promoting collaboration between them, ad preventing the accidents and diseases plus any other effects.
The document provides required guidance in the implementation of ILO 134 and ILO 142 together with the other applicable recommendations and conventions. The volume is covering the health and safety of the seafarers working on the seagoing vessels. Note that some parts of the document will only apply to the ships navigating in inland waters or fishing vessels. Its provisions shall be treated as the minimum requirements to be taken into consideration for protection the safety and health of the seafarers.
The volume is dealing with the general responsibilities and duties of the parties involved, accident reporting, general health and safety considerations, permit to work systems, emergencies and associated equipment, transportation of the dangerous goods, safe access and movement, enclosed space entry, materials and tools, painting, welding and other hot works conducted on board, manual lifting, and many other aspects.
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