This document outlines the recognition, treatment, and prevention of heat-related illnesses by providing guidance for medical supervision, hygienic practices and training programs.
This guiding principle is intended to ensure that any Damen employee has sufficient knowledge of safe practices for load movement, as well as adequate training and access to appropriate equipment.
This document is intended to guide the implementation of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan, in alignment with the Damen standard.
This guiding principle provides a guidance on the measures necessary to ensure the safe completion of non-destructive testing (NDT) procedures.
A proposal of tips and tricks to increase incident reporting on-site
This guiding principle provides all the general specification for scaffolds and applies to all maintenance, engineering and construction activities.
This document outlines the criteria for the design, testing, certification and maintenance of lifting equipment.
This guiding principle outlines the proper procedures to mitigate risks when working at heights.
This document outlines roles and responsibilities during lifting activities and the qualifications needed to carry out each role.
This guiding principle highlights the precautions needed for the safe use of machinery, including the different kind of guards, their purposes and limitations.
This guiding principle highlights the importance of identifying the correct PPE for the job, the types of PPE available and when and how they should be used.
This guiding principle outlines the regulations for hot work procedures and how to mitigate the hazards present during hot work.
This guiding principle highlights the hazards involved in blasting activities and how to prevent long-term/short term injury through a balance of engineering and administrative control measures.
This guiding principle outlines the importance of LOTO procedures to the safe completion of maintenance, servicing and commissioning activities.
This guiding principle highlights the dangers of working with electricity and ways in which they can be effectively mitigated.
This guiding principle highlights the precautions that need to be taken when working on, near or above water, in order to prevent injury or drowning.
This guiding principle highlights the importance of gas testing and continuous monitoring when work is to be carried out in confined spaces.
Everyone who works on our yards need to know how to work safely, without risks to health, and how they can raise any health and safety concerns with you.
Slips and trips are the most common cause of injury at work. On average, they cause 40 per cent of all reported major injuries and can also lead to other types of serious accidents, for example falls from height. Slips and trips are also the most reported injury to members.
Employers should ensure that safety signs are provided (or are in place) and maintained in circumstances where there is a significant risk to health and safety that has not been removed or controlled by other methods. This is only appropriate where use of a sign can further reduce the risk….
This guiding principle specifies requirements for the inspection and maintenance of extinguishers, fire hose systems and fire hose reels, as a result of which, the operation of the products remains intact, in accordance with the objective for which they are intended.
The fire safety of buildings comprises many measures that should always be considered as inter-related. A major component of these measures are extinguishers. In the early stages of a fire, fire extinguishers are highly valuable. Immediate availability and fast mobility contribute to a fast extinguishing attempt (ISO 7165:2009).
This guiding principle is intended for those who have control over or use portable electrical equipment. Portable electrical equipment could cause an electric shock or burn, or fire due to damage, wear or misuse.
Accidents involving gas cylinders can cause serious injury or even death. This guiding principle provides simple practical advice on eliminating or reducing the risks associated with using gas cylinders.