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  1. Ireland - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (International Safety Management) Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 556 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-12-30 | IRL-1998-R-54426

    Implements aboard Irish ships or ships in Irish waters provisions of Chapter IX of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, which regards the operation of an International Safety Management (ISM) Code on board ships and throughout the companies managing them.

  2. Ireland - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Hours of Work and Watchkeeping) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 551 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-12-30 | IRL-1998-R-54894

    Places responsibilities on companies owning or operating Irish registered seagoing ships to ensure that their ships are manned with personnel of appropriate grades who have been properly trained and certified. The number of certified officers and certified and non-certified ratings must be sufficient at all time to ensure safe and efficient operation of the ship at all time and that detailed records are maintained of all seafarers in their employment.

  3. Ireland - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    European Communities (Minimum Safety and Health Requirements for Improved Medical Treatment on Board Vessels) Regulations, 1997 (No. 506 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-12-16 | IRL-1997-R-48500

    Sets forth which medical supplies are to be carried aboard specified categories of ships, including life-boats. Determines which types of ships shall provide a sickbay or a medical doctor on board. Owners of vessels which carry dangerous substances shall also carry specified antidotes. Also provides for the establishment of a radio medical consultation service for seafarers.

  4. Ireland - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act, 1952 (No. 29 of 1952). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1952-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1953-11-19 | IRL-1952-L-85903

    Implements the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, signed in London on the 10th of June 1948. Amends the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Acts 1894-1947 relating to the construction of passenger steamers, life-saving appliances, wireless and radio navigational aids. Makes provision for the charging of fees.

    PART I. Preliminary and General.
    PART II. Safety of Life at Sea.
    - Construction and Equipment.
    - Certificates.
    - Safety Convention Ships not Registered in the State.
    - Miscellaneous Provisions for Furthering Safety of Life at Sea.


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