Out now! Maritime Safety Awareness Bulletin issue 18—Safe working conditions and practices

Wednesday 27 September 2023
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Shipboard tasks such as working at heights, mooring, and rigging ladders are considered high‑risk operations that are unfortunately often conducted in an unsafe manner.  

Recent data suggests that safe working conditions and associated practices remain an issue on board vessels visiting Australia. 

Establishing a positive safety culture, and effective communication and consultation, are vital to preventing accidents and protecting seafarers.  

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