Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen
Consolidated Edition 2007
- Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
This Code of Safe Working Practices is intended primarily for Merchant Seamen on United Kingdom registered vessels. This 2007 edition consolidates the code up to Amendment 07 (ISBN 0115528245), bringing the code up-to-date.
Copies of the current edition of the Code must be carried on all UK ships other than fishing vessels and pleasure craft. A copy must be made available to any seaman in the ship who requests it, in accordance with the Merchant Shipping (Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen) Regulations 1998.
The Code details the regulatory framework for health and safety on board ship, safety management and statutory duties underlying the advice in the Code and the areas that should be covered when introducing a new recruit to the safety procedures on board.
Advice on safe mooring arrangements for small domestic passenger craft and ships launches.
Latest guidance issued in Marine Guidance Note 322 (M+F) with regard to Ship Survey Standards.
Recommendations regarding hazardous substances made by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) accident investigation report concerning the vessel Hilli.
Advice on towing, following an increase in the number of accidents.
Advice on lifting following Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessel (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment) Regulations 2006.
This consolidated edition 2007 supersedes the 'Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen Consolidated Edition 2004' (ISBN 0115526129).
|Format||Loose Leaf Folder||Published||14 Nov 2007|
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