Guiding principles have been set forth to help shipyards know what is expected in certain domain such as last minute risk analysis, good housekeeping, safety signs, lone working, etc.

Guiding principles

Guiding principle on working at height introduction

Other Access for working at height

This guiding principle outlines the proper procedures to mitigate risks when working at heights.

Guiding principle Roles and Qualification for Safe Lifting introduction

Roles & Qualification for Safe Lifting

This document outlines roles and responsibilities during lifting activities and the qualifications needed to carry out each role.

Organising safety briefing, introduction, guiding principle

Organising and delivering a Safety Briefing

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.

Good housekeeping, introduction, guiding principle

Good Housekeeping Practices

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.

Safety signs, introduction, guiding principle

Safety Signs

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….

Maintenance of fire extinguishers, introduction, guiding principle

Maintenance of Fire extinguishers

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.

Requirements for fire extinguishers, introduction, guiding principle

Requirements for Fire Extinguishers

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).

Maintaining portable electrical equipment, introduction, guiding principle

Maintaining portable electrical equipment

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.

Safe storage handling and use of gas cylinders, introduction, guiding principle

Safe Storage, Handling and Use of Gas Cylinders

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.