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Document ID (ISN)104473
CIS number 05-582
ISBN(s) 0-11-5526897
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Title Code of safe working practices for merchant seamen
Bibliographic information The Stationery Office (TSO), PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, Apr. 2005. 443p. (official electronic version). Price: GBP 19.99.
Internet access http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/coswp_2005.pdf [in English]
Abstract This Code is intended primarily for merchant seamen on United Kingdom registered vessels. It covers: safety responsibilities and shipboard management (risk assessment, health surveillance, safety officials, personal protective equipment, safety signs, means of access and safe movement, work equipment); personal health and safety; work activities (safe systems of work, permit to work systems, work in confined spaces, materials handling, use of work equipment, hot work); work on specialist ships.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; plant safety and health organization; sea transport; ships
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; access to workplaces; harmful substances; work in confined spaces; directive; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; medical supervision; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation