A new video of the Learn The Ropes series has been released by West of England P&I Club, to inform interested parties of safety measures to protect themselves from potential dangers of high temperatures and pressures.
s explained, this video offers a comprehensive overview of the hazards associated with working on conventional ships’ high-temperature and pressurised systems. It sheds light on the potential dangers posed by elevated temperatures and pressures, as well as the risks of personal injury from scalding and burns.
The video emphasises the significance of adhering to proper procedures, which include meticulous planning, thorough risk assessment, and toolbox meetings.
Moreover, the video provides practical recommendations for working on such systems, such as using protective clothing, verifying valve functionality and system isolation, and employing measuring instruments correctly.
To remind, West Club has other interesting videos that endorse safe practices such as how to conduct a rocking test on pedestal-mounted rotating cranes and how to secure engine room floor plates.