SAFETY FORUM


February 2018

26/02/2018

AB Lifted by Crane

January 2017

23/01/2017

MGN 505

Updated M Notice on Fatigue Issues

23/01/2017

MGN 520

Updated MCA guidance on most common causes of Fatigue

September 2016

26/09/2016

Dropped Objects Awareness

August 2016

21/08/2016

IMCA Safety Flash 21/16

Focus: Equipment Failure

16/08/2016

Cyber Guidance for Crews

The threats posed by maritime cyber security incidents are increasing, and the shipping industry is taking action to mitigate the risks while minimising the impact. The true extent of shipping’s cyber vulnerabilities remains uncertain and the implications are growing, as is the concern of the effect of cyber security on the industry. 

LATEST NEWS FROM THE NWA

SIGNIFICANT FUNDING FOR THE WORKBOAT CREWMEMBER APPRENTICESHIP

We are delighted to report that the final piece of the Apprenticeship 'jigsaw' is now in place – with the Workboat Crewmember Standard and end-point assessment already published, the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has now recommended a funding band of £20,000 per Apprentice.


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SEAWORK ROUND-UP

It was great to see so many of you at Seawork and to catch up – both around the event and at the NWA Seawork dinner. Please find below a quick round-up of highlights from the event.


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REVIEW OF MLC M NOTICES AFFECTING CODED VESSELS

Following comments from the industry about the lack of clarity on the application of MGN 490 (M) & 491(M) on the MLC substantial equivalence for crew accommodation below the waterline on workboats up to 500GT, the MCA has reviewed the two notices and rearranged the material in three notices as follows:


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