The Inside Ship series will provide videos on potential risks, with the aim of avoiding them, and are based on risk assessors’ real-world experience carrying out risk assessments onboard Member vessels.
This video focuses on an engineer who fell from a generator platform. The videos feature solutions and thought-provoking preventative strategies to mitigate the risk of accidents like those portrayed happening again.
On a loaded bulk carrier, a bulkhead stool void space was due for periodical internal inspection. The C/O instructed the bosun to open the main deck lid to the vertical access trunk and place a small ventilation fan over the opening.
Fishing vessels may not always be relied upon to keep a good lookout, manoeuvre as expected or display the correct lights and signals where catching fish may be prioritised over compliance with the COLREGS