Confined space work remains one of the most frequent, yet dangerous work-related activities undertaken. Thus, Lloyd’s Register James Pomeroy, the expert on Health and Safety asks if we have tunnel vision regarding confined spaces.
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In the following article, InterManager Secretary General, Captain Kuba Szymanski, discusses the problems associated with working in enclosed spaces onboard ships and considers what measures the industry needs to take to save lives.
During the 2019 SAFETY4SEA Cyprus Conference, Mr. David Nichol, Senior Loss Prevention Executive, UK P&I Club, focused on accidents relating to entry into enclosed spaces onboard ships, which ‘continue to blight the shipping industry’. The dangers associated with enclosed spaces are well known – so why the unremitting level of casualties?
In the following article, Dr. Wesley Tucker, Consultant Scientist, TCI Scientific explains the risk of Enclosed Space Incidences and advises how to understand and detect common ship gasses, cargoes that produce or deplete them, and ways they can be detected – all in the spirit of honoring the new regulations effective from 20116 and increasing safety standards.
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