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Maritime Safety Awareness Bulletin issue 4—working over the side

Read about 'working over the side' in this issue.
AMSA 282
1 September 2016

Shipboard tasks such as mooring/unmooring, surveys, cleaning, maintenance and rigging (e.g. an accommodation ladder or pilot ladder) may require seafarers and other persons to work or access over the side of the ship. Working over the side is a high risk operation and must be treated accordingly.


Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Last updated: 29 September 2021