Look twice before using a Gangway

Look twice before using a Gangway

Two important ‘access’ related promulgations published this week bolster Access Safety Awareness.

The heat is on (quite literally with this weather) and the Maritime Industry are actively working to improve in-port access, whether its on Workboats or not – eyes are open and brains are getting engaged. This week two important safety lessons have been published by both the Marine Safety Board and the ShipOwners Club, and both hit home a similar message;

“Think before you board”

You may be using a professional and well operated pontoon, ladder or gangway but the risks of slips, trips or falls can never be fully mitigated.

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