107/17/Gen.Inf. Amendments to the Code of Safe Working Practices issued

On October 2016, the Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers amended to include additional issues the following sections:

Entry into enclosed spaces;
The operation of watertight doors;
Working at height and over the side, in line with new legislation;
Scaffolding;
Means of access;
Mooring, especially small vessels;
Handling of chemicals and other substances that can be hazardous to health including health surveillance.
Please click herebelow to view amended code

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Thank you & Best Regards,

Eng. Dimitrios Nikolaos Spanos
Lead Maritime Auditor / Principal Surveyor
Member of IRCA, IIMS, ELINT, HELMEPA & Nautical Institute

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