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May 29, 2018
OSHA Examining Fatal Shipyard Accidents Videos

https://www.osha.gov/video/shipyard_accidents/index.html

OSHA has many resources that address hazards within the maritime industry, including this series of 16 videos that examines shipyard fatalities and shows how similar incidents can be prevented.

Source: OSHA

Oct 05, 2017
OSHA Fact Sheet: Evaluating Shipyard Competent Person Programs

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3923.pdf

This document is intended for use by employers in the shipyard industry to evaluate the adequacy of their shipyard competent person programs. The information in this document may also be useful to other members of the shipyard community, such as subcontractors and inspectors, for evaluating a shipyard’s program.

Source: OSHA

Jan 22, 2017
OSHA Assistance for the Maritime Industry

http://www.osha.gov/dts/maritime/index.html

These pages are part of OSHA's commitment to provide employers and maritime workers with information and assistance to help in complying with OSHA standards and in ensuring a safe workplace.

Source: OSHA

Jan 22, 2017
Shipyard Employment eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/shipyard/index.html

This eTool describes common hazards and possible solutions for tasks performed during the ship repair process. The eTool also provides information on barge cleaning.

Source: OSHA

Jan 15, 2017
Traffic Safety in Marine Terminals

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/3337-07-2007-English-07192007.html

This OSHA guidance document is designed to help improve traffic safety in marine terminals.

Source: OSHA

Jan 01, 2014
Shipyard Industry Standards

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA_shipyard_industry.pdf

OSHA has made three additions to its Shipyard Industry Standards, a revised guidance document that provides an overview of all safety and health standards associated with the shipyard industry

Source: OSHA

May 01, 2009
OSHA Deck Barge Safety Guidanc

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/3358deck-barge-safety.pdf

The Deck Barge Safety Guidance Document was developed to educate employers and employees on preventing injuries and illnesses from hazards associated with deck barges.

Source: OSHA