The International Group of P&I Clubs (IGP&I) has released a safety animation to help prevent injuries and loss of life during mooring operations.
Seafarers and shore personnel continue to be injured or killed during mooring operations, IGP&I noted. In the five policy years leading up to 2021, the International Group Clubs were notified of 858 injuries and 31 fatalities that occurred during mooring operations. To assist the industry, tackle the technical aspects of mooring operations, The ISM Code, the Code of safe working practices for Merchant Seafarers (COSWP) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum’s (OCIMF) Mooring Equipment Guidelines have been developed.
The overriding message of the animation is Stop, Think, Stay Alive and each scenario is accompanied by guidance notes which can be downloaded below:
The six acts
The following animation focuses on the human factors and influencing circumstances on human performance in the lead up to and during mooring operations.
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