A supervisor who is taking part in the work itself is less likely to be able to control the work and assess the risks. The Nautical Insititute gives this warning in its latest Mars Report in which four crew members suffered burns during boiler maintenance. The...
Always try to be aware of confirmation bias in your daily work and life, says The Nautical Institute in its latest Mars Report. In this report, crew assumed a tank was empty of hot fuel oil, and got burned when their assumptions turned out to be false. The Nautical...
Don’t forget personal protective equipment (PPE) when carrying out maintenance tasks on board a ship an expect the unexpected. The Nautical Institute gives this advice in its latest Mars Report, in which an engineer suffered hot sludge burns. The Nautical...
Working with hot bitumen warrants a risk assessment in addition to wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE). The Nautical Institute gives this advice in its latest Mars Report, in which a crew member suffered burns after failing to do either. The Nautical...
Welding is a risky job. In its latest Mars Report, The Nautical Institute warns to keep the work site clear of combustibles after an engine room crew member got injured by a flame burst. The Nautical Institute gathers reports of maritime accidents and near-misses. It...
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