Know the risks on board your tender

Tuesday 20 April 2021
Being prepared and knowing the risks of your tender operation can help minimise the potential for something to go wrong.

Some of the risks to consider include: risk of injury while launching and retrieving, overloading, risk of falling overboard, risk of capsizing or swamping, and the potential for trips and falls.

All commercial tender operations need a Safety Management System (SMS).  

A key part of your SMS is the steps for risk assessment. These include:

  1. List the key activities associated with the tender operation. 
  2. What could go wrong when undertaking these activities? 
  3. What steps do I take to make sure those things don’t go wrong? 
  4. List who is responsible to make sure the steps are followed. 

Read more about developing an SMS for your tender operation.