Maritime Training


Working at Heights

Item Code 651000

On a working ship, even a fall from a low height can be very serious and potentially deadly. Hard metal surfaces and sharp equipment present seafarers with numerous hazards. In this video, your crew will learn the necessary preparations and procedures that will enable them to perform work at heights safely and respond appropriately in the event of an accident.

The to evaluate necessary work and define tasks
Risk identification and crew preparation
The importance a shipboard rescue plan
Work site preparation and management
The dangers of suspension trauma
Proper use of harnesses and fall arrest systems
Best practices for equipment storage and readiness
Permit to work and job hazard analysis (JHA) procedures
Script sample

In developing a Rescue Plan within your JHA, consider the following:

What is the type of situation that might require rescue of a worker?
What is the access available to the person or people involved in an accident?
What is the difficulty to recover a fallen or suspended worker?
What is the level of competence of the workers involved in a rescue?
Is there any specialized equipment that might be required?
Are there any other hazards which might be encountered during a rescue, such as breathing problems or chemical exposure?
Are those involved in a potential rescue aware of the effects of suspension trauma, and prepared to provide appropriate medical care?

Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

15 minutes.

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