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Document ID (ISN)110661
CIS number 10-0275
ISBN(s) 978-1-920836-47-4
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Title Code of practice - Man overboard: prevention and response 2010
Bibliographic information Commission for occupational safety and health, 1260 Hay Street, PO Box 294, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia, 2010. PDF document, 44p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe/PDF/Codes_of_Practice/man_overboard1.pdf [in English]
Abstract This code provides general guidance for all commercial fishing vessels in Western Australia on the management of occupational safety and health issues relevant to the prevention of man overboard incidents and the response to such incidents. Topics addressed: hazard identification; risk control; monitoring and review of control measures.
Descriptors (primary) Western Australia; trawlers; fishing; drowning; falls of persons
Descriptors (secondary) Australia; hazard evaluation; safety guides; rescue organization; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceWestern Australia
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Fishing
Risk evaluation
Falls from heights
Safety devices