Good Practice

Most Recent Good Practice Alerts

Dropped Object Awareness

Number: 21-06

Safety alert to raise awareness on the persistent problem of dropped and potential dropped objects along with key points to help keep vessel crew safe.

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Wearing and Stowage of PPE

Number: 21-05

Good practice in relation to the use and storage of eye protection developed as a result of a minor incident on a members vessel.

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Exposed Electrical Cable

Number: 21-02

Sharing of lessons learned in relation to exposed electrical cables.

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Personal Flotation Devices

Number: 17-13

During the routine transfer of a bulk hose between a vessel and the quayside it was noted that the shore bulk Plant Operator was working close to the edge of the quayside but was not wearing a personal

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Incorrect Container Delivery Offshore

Number: 17-09

In May 2017, a company vessel received and loaded an incorrect IMDG Class 1 container while in port. The vessel was expecting an IMDG Class 1 container, but with a different identification number. The vessel then sailed to

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Painting the ends of capstans and windlasses

Number: 15-07

This safety alert is to advise members who may use capstans or windlasses, of the risk involving painting the ends of such equipment. Many recently audited ships have been found to have painted capstan or windlass drum ends

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