A Falling Incident from A Ladder

Credits: UK P&I

Last year, AMSA (Australia Maritime Safety Agent) issued a notice in September, and Hong Kong Marine Department issued a notice in October regarding a fall accident from a ladder. Aloft work using ladders or boarding and disembarking of pilots and related persons by pilot ladders are carried out on board, but all of this work may lead to major accidents.

Therefore, work performed using a ladder requires training and mastery of work, including the implementation of risk management.

This paper introduces the outline of the above two notices and the preventive measures for fall prevention pointed out in each of them.

Read the full article here.

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Source: UK P&I