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Templates for a safety management system

AMSA 610
31 August 2018

The following templates are taken from the Guidelines for a safety management system. Read this document for information and checklists that can also help you create or modify your SMS. 

We have also provided an online step by step guide that will help you go through each of the three categories of an SMS: vessels and operation, people and procedures.



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