Each Damen yard is required to have a, site-specific, emergency preparedness and response plan in place.This standard sets the bar for the development of an emergency preparedness and response plan and highlights the crucial elements needed to ensure readiness, in cases of emergency.
This standard highlights the crucial elements involved in the incident notification, investigation and reporting process and stipulates the way in which this process must be carried out.
A lifting operation is an operation concerned with the lifting and lowering of a load. A load includes any material or people that are lifted or lowered by lifting equipment. Lifting operations include transportation of material from the storage place to the place where it is being processed, and during the processing of materials.
Working at height means working in any place where, if there were no precautions in place, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury. Working at height does not include a slip or a trip on the level, as a fall from height has to involve a fall from one level to a lower level, nor does it include walking up and down a permanent staircase in a building.
This standard highlights the importance of a permit to work system and the work activities for which a permit is required.